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Safety tips for winter in northern Nevada

As winter temperatures arrive in northern Nevada, REMSA Health is offering tips to help community members navigate the colder months safely. Be cautious when shoveling snow Annually, snow shoveling results in around 100 fatalities and 11,500 injuries and medical emergencies that require an ambulance and a visit to the emergency room. Here are a few […]

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REMSA Health’s Laura Lingeman Honored in Washington, D.C. as a 2023 Star of Life

Nov. 2, 2023 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health announces that Laura Lingeman, emergency medical services (EMS) operations supervisor, will be honored in Washington, D.C. as a 2023 Star of Life by the American Ambulance Association (AAA). Every year, the AAA recognizes extraordinary EMS professionals during the Stars of Life celebration. More than 120 individuals from […]

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REMSA Health announces the promotion of Jenny Walters and Scott Norman.

Oct. 26, 2023 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health announces the promotion of Jenny Walters to director of the Center for Integrated Health and Community Education, and Scott Norman to director of Clinical Standards and Practices. Walters joined the organization in 2012 and has served in various capacities, including providing patient care, instructing emergency medical services […]

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Trick-Or-Treat Transport Hosted by REMSA Health

This Halloween REMSA Health is offering a special opportunity for a child with complex medical needs in our community to participate in a Trick-or-Treat Transport. REMSA Health will facilitate a paramedic crew and transportation for a child on Tuesday, October 31,2023. A REMSA Health ambulance will pick up the child that has been selected along […]

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Child Passenger Safety Week

From September 17-23, 2023 REMSA Health will offer FREE Car Seat Inspection and Installation in recognition of National Child Passenger Safety Week. This national campaign is aimed at helping parents and caregivers understand how to properly install and use car seats, booster seats, and seat belts for infants and children. Appointments are limited to a […]

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REMSA Health CEO Barry Duplantis shares the fiscal year end report

As a wrap-up to fiscal year 2023, Barry Duplantis, President and CEO shared an update with employees.  We are already almost two months into the new year – the new fiscal year! Just like many of us do at the start of a new calendar year, it is important to also reflect on the fiscal […]

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A safer summer: REMSA Health offers tips for child water safety and heat illness prevention

June 7, 2023 (RENO, Nev.) – Summer temperatures are approaching and many families will be looking forward to fun in the sun and cooling off in the water. As the exclusive ground emergency medical services (EMS) provider for Washoe County, Nevada, REMSA Health wants to ensure everyone safely enjoys family activities in area pools, lakes […]

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Fun in the Sun: A Guide to Summer Safety

Heat-Related Illnesses, Heat-Related Emergencies, and Drowning As temperatures soared during the summer of 2022, national statistics revealed that there were a total of 33 child hot car deaths across the country. In 2023 so far, there have been four deaths reported. With summer arriving, it’s crucial for our community to be aware of simple preventive […]

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First responders and employees honored during REMSA Health’s EMS Week Awards event

May 22, 2023 (RENO, Nev.) – REMSA Health celebrated employees and their excellence on the job during the 48th Annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week Awards, May 22, 2023. Taking place during National EMS Week, Where Emergency Care Begins, May 21-27, the awards recognize healthcare providers and professionals who exceed expectations within their roles and […]

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