Posts Tagged: Virginia Office of EMS

Retired USCG Captain Pete Seidler Awarded Certificate of Commendation for EMS Service by VFW Post 392

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“Service Above Self!” After retiring from the Coast Guard, Pete Seidler made the decision to once again serve. Pete began volunteering as an EMT basic with the VA Beach Rescue Squad nearly 10 years ago, caring for the sick & injured. Today Pete serves as an Advanced EMT Volunteer with VA Beach EMS. Recently VFW General…

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…

VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Announced VA Beach EMS Volunteer 2018 Grant Recipients

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Did you know that the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach purchase their emergency equipment and supplies through public donations and grants? As strange as it may seem, in the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the volunteer rescue squads provide 911 emergency medical and trauma care 24/7 and do not charge for their…

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…