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REMSA Releases Comprehensive White Paper on its Nationally Acclaimed Community Health Programs

REMSA, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority based in northern Nevada, has released a new comprehensive White Paper that provides detailed information on its highly successful Community Health Programs. These nationally-acclaimed programs were launched in 2012 after REMSA received funding  through a $9.1 million Health Care Innovation Award grant from the Center for Medicare & […]

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REMSA to Host Bleeding Control Classes for the Public

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will start hosting bleeding control classes, Stop the Bleed, for the community starting in September. Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) educates community members on how to perform immediate and basic lifesaving interventions prior to receiving definitive medical care. “We are living in a world where active shootings […]

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REMSA Issues Life-Saving Instructions for Unhealthy Air Quality

REMSA has issued precautionary instructions on dealing with the unhealthy air quality conditions. For those with respiratory conditions, or those considered in the sensitive group for air quality conditions, REMSA strongly suggests taking these precautions: Reduce or eliminate any of your more strenuous outdoor activities Limit physical activities in general if you are experiencing symptoms […]

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Care Flight Ground Recognized for its Contributions to Quincy’s Designation as a Heart Safe Community

On Tuesday, May 2, through a proclamation by The Plumas County Board of Supervisors, Care Flight Ground will be recognized for its leadership with the town’s Heart Safe Community movement. A Heart Safe Community designation indicates that a community, region or state has established community-wide protocols and safeguards intended to give victims of sudden cardiac […]

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CAMTS Site Visit – Public Notice

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of Care Flight on June 1 and 2, 2017. The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions […]

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REMSA Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) has been awarded the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience heart attacks. Last year, REMSA was the first emergency medical services provider in northern Nevada and at that time, the only private EMS […]

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REMSA to Participate in National CPR and AED Week with “Hand Only” CPR Trainings Throughout the Area

National CPR and AED Week will officially kick-off this Thursday, June 1. The recognition week is marked each year, June 1-7. The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will conduct hands-only CPR demonstrations around Reno and Sparks throughout the week to raise awareness about how to properly and quickly respond to sudden cardiac arrest. At […]

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