Posts Categorized: Local and Regional Events

VA Beach EMS Academy Class 32 Kicked Off First Night Of Emergency Medical Pre-Hospital Care Training

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They made the right choice! Wednesday March 13th, 42 people from across Hampton Roads came together with the same goal. “To train together for the next 16 weeks, learning life saving skills, graduate as National Registered EMTs & answer medical-trauma calls for help.”  Virginia Beach EMS-Basic Life Support Academy Class 32. You too can volunteer…

Inside Business 2019 Health Care Hero Emergency Response Goes To Patti Montes and the Sentara Kinston Team For Emergency Response

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Shortly after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018, with heavy rain that caused severe flooding, Sentara Albemarle Medical Center reached out to Patti Montes, Sentara Healthcare system manager of emergency management and business continuity for assistance. Patti began preparing a Sentara Health Care mobile ER team to be sent down to the Town of Kingston…

Joey Hundley Appointed EMS Deputy Chief City of Virginia Beach

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Congratulations to Joey Hundley on his appointment as Virginia Beach EMS Deputy Chief of Operations. In the mid 90′s, Joey’s active duty service with the United States Navy “submarine fleet” brought him to the Hampton Roads area. While stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, Joey wanted to give back to the community that so greatly supported military…

VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy 31- On A Journey To Learning Life Saving Skills

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On January 10th, 2019, 45 men and women started their journey to earning a certification as VA Beach EMS Nationally Registered EMTs. So why volunteer with Virginia Beach EMS? If you volunteer with Virginia Beach EMS and take the EMT training through the VA Beach Basic Life Support Academy, the student does not pay tuition. The EMT course…

VA Beach Rescue Squad Receives 2018 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year Award at EMS World Expo In Nashville, Tennessee

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Recently a team from the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, known locally as Rescue Stations 8 and 14, travelled to the 2018 EMS World Expo in Nashville, Tennessee to receive the 2018 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year award of the year. The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad has been providing life saving care to the commnity…