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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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President of International Academies of Emergency Dispatch Visits REMSA Health

    On August 19, 2021, REMSA Health hosted Jerry Overton, President of the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch. In addition to visiting with employees that comprise our Regional Emergency Communications Center, Mr. Overton spoke to a group of invited guests including regional first response partners, physicians, EMS oversight, regional dispatch center managers, as well […]

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Adam Heinz Joins the Board of Two Industry-Leading Organizations

REMSA Health is pleased to congratulate Adam Heinz, NRP, AEMD, Executive Director of Integrated Healthcare, for joining the Board of Accreditation at the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) and the Professional Standards Committee at the American Ambulance Association (AAA).  IAED is the standard-setting organization for emergency dispatch and response services worldwide. IAED provides training, […]

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REMSA Health Remembers Bill Denniston

We are saddened to share that a beloved member of the REMSA Health and Care Flight family, Bill Denniston, has passed away after a battle with stage 4 cancer. Following his years of service as a United States Marine Corps medic in the Vietnam War, Bill served as a police officer for the Washoe County […]

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15 REMSA Health Team Members Recognized for Outstanding Achievements at EMS Week Award Ceremony

15 REMSA Health Team Members Recognized for Outstanding Achievements at EMS Week Award Ceremony  On Thursday, May 20, REMSA Health and Care Flight held our annual EMS Week Awards celebration where we honored 15 of our team members who have performed out-of-the-ordinary work in their field. These awards are intended to recognize contributions that are […]

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REMSA Recaps Heart Month 2021

Heart Month wrapped up yesterday and we hope you were inspired to take steps to improve your heart health (our favorite is eating dark chocolate!). We also want to mention a couple of heart highlights we had in February.  AED Giveaway We were thrilled to give away two AEDs to deserving agencies in Washoe County. […]

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