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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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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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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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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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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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Remembering Shannon Petty, Care Flight Nurse / Base Supervisor

It is with heavy hearts that we share that a respected and treasured member of the REMSA Health/Care Flight team, Shannon Petty, RN Supervisor passed away on Sunday, October 24. While Shannon’s diagnosis was recent and progressed faster than expected, Shannon was able to spend her final days, with her family and her dogs, on […]

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