As people spend more time indoors through the cooler months, the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning increases. In fact, the CDC says that carbon monoxide causes the most non-drug poisoning deaths in the United States every year. Learn more about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and what steps you can take to stay safe.
One of the most common questions about REMSA is “Why do I see an ambulance parked at the corner of this street and that street every day?” While community members are probably pleased to see ambulances out and about, they are also perplexed as to why they are often in the same place, day after […]
The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) announces its first Trick-or-Treat Transport. If you know a child that would like to go out on Halloween but needs medical support to do so, nominate them for Trick-or-Treat Transport. REMSA will facilitate medical transportation for a child who might not normally be able to go out on […]
REMSA announces that it is offering flu shots, free of charge to 100 Washoe County adult citizens that are homebound. Beginning October 1, 2019, citizens that meet the following criteria are encouraged to call 775-353-0807 to make an appointment to receive a free flu shot. Community members will be scheduled for a flu shot appointment […]
In collaboration with Reno Guns and Range, REMSA will host a two-part class consisting of “Responding to Violence” and “Bleeding Control” on Sunday, October 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2325 Market Street in Reno, Nevada. Part one, “Responding to Violence” will include a discussion of simple survival strategies, psychological reactions, mindset, pre-contact […]
People living with terminally ill diseases often spend their time reminiscing about an earlier time in their lives, imagining their favorite landscape and tracing back step by step the last time they were with the people they love outside of hospice care. For Steve Tolen, a Plumas County resident and longtime area paramedic, it was […]
The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) Center for Prehospital Education is pleased to announce that 11 students successfully completed the organization’s 12-month paramedic program. The program builds on the existing knowledge and skills of an advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT). To complete the program, students must master advanced assessment techniques, complex emergency procedures and effective […]