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Preserving 911 and Ambulance Response Resources

Click here to see a list of non-emergency healthcare resources in our area. Preserving 911 and ambulance response resources is more important now than ever before. As our community experiences very high COVID-19 transmission rates, REMSA Health’s call volume has also increased – yet many of these calls are for non-emergency, first-aid level care.  An […]

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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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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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REMSA Emergency Medical Dispatch and Ground Field Providers Named First Responder of the Year by Nevada Donor Network

Today we are honored to share that Nevada Donor Network (NDN) has recognized REMSA’s Emergency Medical Dispatch and Ground Field Providers Team with the 2020 First Responder of the Year Award. Each year, NDN recognizes the healthcare and community partners that contribute to their lifesaving and healing mission and we greatly appreciate that they chose […]

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