Posts Tagged: Virginia Office of EMS

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…

Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew Appointed Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer Assistant Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced that Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew is hereby appointed to the position of  Volunteer Assistant for the Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Chief Nick Askew has served as a member of the Virginia Beach EMS system for over 12 years and has served as the Squad Commander of the…

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…