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Rib Cook-Off Safety

Maybe you’re celebrating the unofficial end of summer with a visit to the Nugget Rib Cook-Off this weekend. If so, check out these tips from Adam Heinz, Director of the Clinical Communications Center at REMSA, about how to stay safe and where to find REMSA if you need some minor medical attention while you’re at […]

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REMSA Expands PulsePoint, the Citizen CPR Response App, To Cover All Washoe County

Today, REMSA (Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority) announced its launch of PulsePoint Respond. This smartphone app alerts CPR-certified or hands-only trained CPR citizens that someone within a quarter mile, in a public place, is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. REMSA’s planned launch of the app now covers all of Washoe County enabling […]

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Back to College Safety Tips

College is nearly back in session, with classes at the University of Nevada, Reno starting Monday, August 27. If your student is heading to the University of Nevada, Reno, here are some college safety tips and resources. If they are attending a different college, be sure to review policies and student resources at their school. […]

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Shannon Petty

REMSA/Care Flight Promotes Shannon Petty as Reno’s Base Supervisor

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) and Care Flight announce the promotion of Shannon Petty, RN, CRFN, to the position of Care Flight’s base supervisor for the ground critical care transport and the fixed-wing base in Reno. Care Flight, a program of REMSA, is a regional helicopter, airplane and ground critical care transport service. […]

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Hot August Nights: Heat Safety and Special Events Capabilities

One of the best things about living in Northern Nevada is access to all of the world-class special events – including the classic cars of Hot August Nights. REMSA wants you to be safe and well while you watch the cars cruise by or while you dance the night away at a live concert. Adam […]

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Back to School Tips

Summer is ending soon, and children will be returning to school. Before our kids pack their pencils and grab sack lunches, REMSA/Care Flight would like to remind parents and community members of some basic back to school tips and precautions. ?   Before going back to school: Get up to date on vaccinations Ensure your […]

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