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REMSA Health Looks Back at 2021

As we look forward to 2022 with optimism, REMSA Health is proud to share some important reflections, facts and figures from  2021! This year, as Care Flight celebrated its 40th anniversary and REMSA celebrated its 35 anniversary, the organization honored its past and looked toward the future by refreshing its brand and changing our name […]

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Right Level of Care – When to Call 911 | REMSA Health

REMSA Heath responds to approximately 70,000 requests for service per year in Washoe County. Every call is important to us and we follow international protocols to determine the right level of care for callers. Some callers may need an emergency response and transportation, while others will be guided to a more appropriate level of care. […]

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Each year, REMSA Health responds to hundreds of motorcycle, bicycle or pedestrians versus auto accidents. As daylight saving time ends, pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers must be vigilant to keep our streets safe for everyone. Awareness and education are vital to changing behavior and creating safer habits – by working together, we can reduce these kinds […]

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5 Things to Know About Your First Aid Kit

As part of our organization’s mission, REMSA Health believes that educating the public in emergency response, such as CPR and first aid training, plays a crucial role in saving lives. First aid kits are important in an emergency as they reduce the risk of minor injuries from worsening. First aid training also gives people confidence […]

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Remembering Shannon Petty, Care Flight Nurse / Base Supervisor

It is with heavy hearts that we share that a respected and treasured member of the REMSA Health/Care Flight team, Shannon Petty, RN Supervisor passed away on Sunday, October 24. While Shannon’s diagnosis was recent and progressed faster than expected, Shannon was able to spend her final days, with her family and her dogs, on […]

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Safe Kids Washoe County Donates $7,500 to Point of Impact Program

In July, Safe Kids Washoe County (SKWC), led by Renown Health, donated $7,500 to REMSA Health’s Point of Impact Free Car Seat Inspection program. SKWC provides dedicated and caring staff, operation support, and other resources to assist in achieving one goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements […]

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REMSA Health Welcomes New Education Manager

The Regional Emergency Medical Service Authority (REMSA Health), northern Nevada’s nationally-recognized ground ambulance service and Care Flight, northern Nevada and northeastern California’s critical care and air ambulance transport service, is pleased to welcome A.C. Bowolick to its team. Bowolick will serve as Education Manager, overseeing the nonprofit organization’s Center for Integrated Health and Community Education. He […]

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REMSA Health Hosts Paramedic and EMT Open House

The Regional Emergency Medical Service Authority (REMSA Health), Northern Nevada’s nationally-recognized ground ambulance service and Care Flight, Northern Nevada and Northern California’s critical care and air ambulance transport service, will be hosting an open house on Friday, October 22 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The free event is intended to provide valuable information on […]

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REMSA Health – 2021 American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline – EMS – Gold Plus Recipient

REMSA Health was recently awarded the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline – EMS -Gold Plus Award for recognition of the quality care we continue to provide to ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) and Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) patients. This recognition becomes our sixth American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline EMS Award and our fourth Gold Plus […]

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Washoe County wins Excellence in EMS Integration Award

Please join us in congratulating Washoe County, Nevada for winning the Excellence in EMS Integration Award from AIMHI Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration. This award recognizes a non-EMS organization that has developed and implemented a partnership with EMS organizations that have demonstrated enhancement of patient experience of care, improved patient outcomes, or reduced the cost of […]

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