Posts Tagged: Virginia Beach EMS

VA Commonwealth University Health Child Center-Day Care Worker Recognized For Saving The Life of A Child With CPR

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Dr Stephanie Krebs Louka knows from first hand experience that CPR saves lives. Several years ago Dr Louka began her journey into emergency medicine as a volunteer EMT with VA Beach EMS.As an EMT she was taught “Healthcare Provider CPR.” While on duty Stephanie used her training to save a patients life and was recognized…

A Look Back to Good Friday, April 6th, 2012 At The F/A18D Jet Fighter Crash Into The Mayfair Mews Senior Citizen Apartment Complex

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This is a snapshot look back  to “Good Friday” April 6th 2012 and the crash of a United States Navy F/A18D Jet Fighter into a senior citizen apartment complex. This article was submitted just a few days later by Bobby Hill, VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Historian, to the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads…

Cape Henry Rotary Club Recognizes Susan Bauman-VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Paramedic

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Every year the Rotary Club at Cape Henry recognizes Virginia Beach Public Safety Career & Volunteers for outstanding service to the community. This morning, March 21st, 2018, the Cape Henry Rotary Club announced Susan Bauman, VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Life Member-Paramedic, as the recipient of the Cape Henry Rotary Club’s Volunteer Rescue Squad Member…

New Virginia Beach Computer Aided Dispatch System Adds An Ambulance To Initial Structure Fire Assignment

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With the implementation of the new Virginia Beach Communications-Computer Aided Dispatch system, the VA Beach Department of EMS & VA Beach Fire Department decided to add an ambulance to the initial fire dispatch assignment to all structure fires in Virginia Beach. This change took place on February 27th, 2018. Previously, an ambulance was dispatched to structure fires…

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…