Posts Tagged: VBRS Foundation

WTKR Channel 3 News Presented VA Beach EMS Marine Rescue Team Member Ben Dobrin With The “People Taking Action” Award

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The 2018 Virginia Beach Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Virginia was held recently at the Virginia Beach Ocean Front. This years event was held under a beautiful blue sky that masked the cold water & air temperatures facing the plungers, supporter and the First Responders. Every year water rescue specialist from across the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond…

VA Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 1st Quarter 2018 LifeLine Magazine Available Online

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The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads 1st Quarter 2018 Lifeline Magazine is available in electronic format. Check out what is happening within EMS across the Commonwealth of Virginia. You can find the link to the 1st Quarter 2018 Lifeline and previous Lifeline Editions at: VAVRS-LifeLine 2018-1st Did you know that EMT training is free…

Virginia Beach EMS Career and Volunteers Train For Criminal Mass Casualty Calls

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Recent events throughout our country have spurred a national discussion on the survivability of victims and safety of first responders during active shooter events and other forms of aggressive deadly behavior. The Virginia Beach Department of EMS created this course that integrates lessons learned from the responses to recent attacks and emphasizes the importance of…

2017-Virginia Beach EMS Santa On The Air

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During the holiday season, some children become especially concerned if EMS, Police or Fire are dispatched to help a family suffering from an emergency. The Virginia Beach EMS “Santa On The Air” program begin in 2004 and every year since has provided a vital service to first responders in the Hampton Roads area.   Instructions…

VA Beach EMS Volunteers Conduct Mass Casualty “Treatment AreaTraining”

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Recently the VA Beach Department of EMS-Special Operations Team has been offering a one day Mass Casualty “Treatment Area” Training for Virginia Beach EMS Volunteers. The focus is to familiarize the volunteer EMTs/Medics along with other special operation teams such as the “Marine Rescue Team” with the equipment carried on the two EMS major incident response…

Welcome Home Jahmelle Sherman-VA Beach EMS New Administrative Specialist

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  Awesome news from the Virginia Beach Department of Emergency Medical Services. Jahmelle Sherman has been hired as the new Administrative Specialist I.  Jahmelle began here volunteer service in 1998 when she joined the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Squad as a First Responder/EMT. In additional to responding to medical and trauma emergency cals…