The Warwick Community Ambulance Service fielded 134 calls and worked 165 hours for the month of June. For the year so far, they had 760 calls, working 1039 hours.
EMS responded to the following calls in June:
Falls 30, General Illness 29, Cardiac 14, Unresponsive 11, Motor Vehicle Incidents 10, Medical Alert Activation 8, Difficulty Breathing 8, Stroke 4, Injuries 3, Air-Med Transports 3, Overdose 2, Seizures 2, Standbys 2, Choking 2, Other 2.
Founded in 1942, the Corps is the second oldest in the State of New York. Volunteers provide service to a large portion of the Town of Warwick, the Village of Warwick, and the Village of Florida, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you or anyone you know is interested in volunteering, please visit www.warwickems.com to fill out an online application, call and leave a message at 845-986-4136, or stop by their Warwick bay at 146 South St. Ext. Successful applicants will be given additional training in CPR and ambulance operations. Training opportunities to become an EMT or a driver are available.
Warwick EMS has certified instructors for both American Heart Association CPR and American Red Cross First Aid. They hold monthly training sessions for CPR and First Aid for their members and the general public. Call or visit their website for more information on how to sign up.
Every first Saturday of the month, unless posted otherwise, they run a free blood pressure clinic at their Warwick bay from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
They hold monthly training sessions for CPR and First Aid for their members and the general public. Call or visit their website for more information on how to sign up.