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REMSA Welcomes Shirley Folkins-Roberts to Board of Directors

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) is pleased to announce that Shirley Folkins-Roberts, Development Manager, Panattoni Development Company will join the organization’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. “REMSA is thrilled to welcome Shirley to the board,” said Dean Dow, president and CEO, REMSA Health. “Health and prehospital care is an ever-changing industry. As our […]

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Camping Safety

Camping in the great outdoors is invigorating, refreshing, relaxing, peaceful and at times…dangerous. REMSA would like to remind anyone who participates in camping activities to take the proper safety precautions. Camping Safety Tips: Never camp alone. The buddy system is always smart. Pack a first aid kit. Your kit can prove invaluable if you or […]

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REMSA Thanks its EMS Week Sponsors and Supporters

REMSA extends sincere appreciation to the businesses that are supporting EMS Week May 20 – 26, 2019. We encourage you to support the companies and vendors that support us.   EMS Week Recognition Luncheon sponsored exclusively by Flirtey Employee and Field Provider Thank You tote bags partially sponsored in-kind by Reno Type Employee and Field […]

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Bike Safety Tips

Each year in the United States, there are approximately 800 deaths, 500,000 injuries treated in emergency rooms, and 1.2 million visits to physicians’ offices or clinics that are attributable to bicycling. With May being National Bike Safety Month, REMSA would like to remind bike riders of some important safety tips. Quick Overview of Tips for […]

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CPR First Aid

Save a Heart CPR Community Courses

This an awareness video-based, classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an Instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a course completion card for a job or other requirements. This CPR course is ideal for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, […]

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stroke awareness month

Reduce the Risk of Stroke

Often, individuals misdiagnose themselves after having a stroke and do not get the proper treatment due to the fact they do not visit a hospital. This can lead to severe permanent damage to a person’s brain. REMSA would like to remind people to be cautious with a potential stroke. Reduce the Risk of Stroke It […]

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