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REMSA Health Launches Paramedic Scholarship Program and Awards Two Students

In an effort to address the shortage of paramedics within the EMS community, REMSA Health has launched a full-ride scholarship opportunity for those looking to advance their careers in the profession. Offering this scholarship reinforces REMSA Health’s critical role in the delivery of safe and out-of-hospital healthcare. This scholarship not only addresses the shortage but […]

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Face the State Interview Asks the Public to Use 911 Appropriately

REMSA Heath responds to approximately 80,000 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. But not every call needs an emergency response and transport. In this extended interview with Arianna Bennett at KTVN 2 News, […]

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Washoe County Health District Applauds Work and Innovation of REMSA Health

Results of the Market Survey Requirement Between REMSA Health and the Washoe County Health District Confirm Continued Service by REMSA Health  Contributed by: Dean C. Dow, President and CEO, REMSA Health Recently, REMSA Health completed a market survey to compare our ground ambulance transport services to other agencies in order to continue our contractual agreement […]

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Senator Catherine Cortez Masto Visits REMSA Health Campus

Today, we had the great honor of welcoming Senator Catherine Cortez Masto to the REMSA Health Campus so that we could present her with the Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration’s Advocacy in Integrated Healthcare Award and the American Ambulance Association’s 2021 Legislator of the Year Award. During one of the most difficult times in […]

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Adam Heinz Appointed to National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians’ Board of Directors

The Regional Emergency Medical Service Authority (REMSA Health), northern Nevada’s nationally-recognized ground ambulance service is proud to announce, Adam Heinz, REMSA Health’s Executive Director of Integrated Healthcare, has been appointed to the board of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). As the NREMT board member serving on behalf of the American Ambulance Association […]

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REMSA Health and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Announce Public – Private Partnership Integral to Community Care

Today, the Regional Emergency Medical Service Authority (REMSA Health), and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) announced a new partnership aimed at enhancing emergency services for the Northern Nevada region. The partnership comes as a response to Washoe County’s rapid expansion and growth and the need to provide innovative solutions to emergency medical response.  On […]

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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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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 – 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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