Mask On. Move On. Since the start of the pandemic, nearly 25% of all COVID-19 cases in Nevada were detected in the month of November. In the last week alone, Washoe County has seen two, record-breaking days of more than 800 positive cases. These grim facts come almost nine months after the first cases were […]
With more pedestrians and bicyclists on the road and in your neighborhood, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) advises on how you can stay safe and active outdoors as Nevada continues with its Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan. While walking, running, hiking or riding your bike is great exercise for you and your family, […]
Summertime means road trips and rental cars. Make sure your car seat is properly installed ahead of time by booking an appointment with REMSA. Or, if you’re renting a car at your final destination, watch below to learn about how to make sure your car seat is properly installed in the rental car. Plus, hear […]
The warm weather means activities on the lake, cooling off with a dip in the pool or floating down the river. Little ones find it hard to resist a cool, sparkling pool. Jason Hatfield, Paramedic and Clinical Coordinator at REMSA, shares important information about how to stay safe around all kinds of water hazards this […]
? Make sure you know the F.A.S.T. warning signs In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, REMSA is educating the community about the signs of a stroke and what to do in an emergency. Strokes are caused by the sudden loss of blood flow to the brain from a clot or a ruptured vessel, leading to […]
Hi, it’s Adam from REMSA. As the seasons change, people are heading outdoors and to parties and picnics where the possibilities of encountering some sort of allergen increases. This can be anything from a bee sting to a food allergy. REMSA has received a couple of questions about allergies lately, so I’d like to answer […]
Congratulations to all of the graduating seniors at the University of Nevada, Reno! Adam Heinz, Director at REMSA, offers some health and safety tips about how to take care of yourself through finals week and to make sure your graduation celebrations are safe.
Mountains attract climbers, skiers, snowmobilers and outdoor enthusiasts hoping to conquer the slopes. Yet, this kind of recreation brings its own set of risks. Each year, avalanches claim more than 150 lives worldwide, a number that has been increasing over the past few decades. Thousands more are caught in avalanches, partly buried or injured. REMSA […]