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Care Flight Celebrates 40 Years

    Over the past four decades, Care Flight has provided emergency medical services for more than 91,000 patients over the span of 50,000 square miles of Nevada and California. More than 84,000 of those patients have been transferred by helicopter, 4,000 by fixed wing and 3,000 by critical care ground transport. With each decade […]

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REMSA Health CEO’s Message About Medical 9-1-1 Calls During COVID-19 Pandemic

Important message for Washoe County residents from Dean Dow, President & CEO of REMSA Health:  Around the country, healthcare systems are once again being inundated with response to the COVID-19 crisis and increasing cases of the Delta variant. Here at home, in Washoe County, that is no different.  I am writing to you today to […]

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We are now REMSA Health!

There’s a lot to be celebrated around here at REMSA and Care Flight. First, this week is National Emergency Medical Services Week (#EMSWeek), an event that celebrates the important contributions of EMS practitioners in safeguarding the health, safety and well-being of the communities they serve. In the 46 years that EMS Week has been celebrated, […]

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REMSA Supports Mask On. Move On. Campaign

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 […]

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Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

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, […]

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Learn how to stay safe while driving in inclement weather.

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Have a Fun, Safe Fourth of July!

REMSA wants to remind you to have a safe, fun Fourth of July holiday. In this short video, Adam Heinz, director for REMSA, shares tips and reminders about how to stay safe and feeling well through the fun, long weekend. ?

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Summertime Car Seat Safety

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 […]

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Water Safety Tips

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 […]

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

? 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 […]

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