Posts Tagged: VBRS Foundation

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…

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…

VA Beach Emergency Medical Services Announced Promotion of Captain Rick Baker To Brigade Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS recently announced the promotion of VA Beach-EMS Captain Rick Baker to the position of VA Beach-EMS Brigade Chief. Rick began his EMS career in 1996 when he joined the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, more commonly known in the local public safety arena as “Rescue Station 9.” He received his EMT…

A Shoutout To VA Beach EMS Volunteer Basic Life Support Academy Class 26 Graduates

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In August 2018, VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 26 held their graduation ceremony at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. Before a full house of family members, friends, sweethearts and fellow EMS volunteers, 30 new first responders took the EMT Provider Oath, which was followed by an evening of light refreshments and a lot…

Chesapeake Beach Rescue Squad Volunteers Contribute Books To The Chesapeake Beach Civic League Little Free Library

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The Chesapeake Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad began operations in the early 1940s off Pleasure House Road in the Chesapeake Beach area of Princess Anne County. Many of the rescue squad volunteers lived and worked in the Chesapeake Beach community. The squad was and continues to be an extension of the community, helping and supporting the…

Sign Up Today For A Free “Hands Only CPR Training Class” Offered By The VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

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Did you know that more than 200,000 cases of, “Out of Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest,”  take place in the United States every year? You can help someone in sudden cardiac arrest through 2 steps. 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Push hard and fast on the center of the chest. The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad…