Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services


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SCCEMS Receives Mushroom Festival Grant

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, May 01

SCCEMS was the recipient of $3000 grant from the Mushroom Festival toward the purchase of video laryngoscope equipment. The 2 King Vision Laryngoscopes will be carried on each of the primary MEDIC 94 units and provide the paramedics with enhanced intubation capabilities.

King Systems is one of the industry’s leading manufacturers and distributors of airway management devices. The King Vision is an ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCCEMS Receives Office of the State Fire Commissioner Grant for Cardiac Monitor Upgrades

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, March 31

SCCEMS-MEDIC 94 received $5,700 grant fromm the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner in March. This grant will be used to refurbish two of the Philips MrX Cardiac Monitors. This refurbishment program will extend the devices life-span an additional 5 years. Last year, this grant was used for the same purpose for the initial two monitors. The Philips MRx cardiac monitors are the most commonly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Spring Safety Tips

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, March 12

The snow is melting-finally, the trees are budding...Spring is almost here! Spring cleaning is an annual event for many people. Our spring cleaning habits signify a fresh start for us after the long winter months. Spring is the ideal time to check our homes and yards for dangerous materials and unsafe conditions and to spend the time to protect our families and our properties. Please read the following ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCCEMS Joins the Twitterverse

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, March 08

SCCEMS is now on Twitter. Follow us @SCCEMSMEDIC94... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCCEMS Board of Directors Elects New Members and Officers

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, February 20

The Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors held its annual meeting on February 20th at Twelves Grille in West Grove. This meeting was a rescheduled event from the weather cancelled December meeting. The Board reviewed the finances and operations from 2013. New Board members were approved as well as the election of the 2014 Board Officers. Joining the SCCEMS Board of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCCEMS to Present NAEMT EMS Safety Course

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, February 19

WHEN: Saturday 8 March 2014 8am to 4pm WHERE: Jennersville Regional Hospital Davis Conference Room COST: $65 (includes lunch) CEU: 8.0

NAEMT's EMS Safety course aims to promote a culture of EMS safety and help reduce the number and intensity of injuries incurred by EMS practitioners in carrying out their work. The course increases the practitioners' awareness and understanding of EMS safety standards ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCCEMS Begins Carrying New Airway medication

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, January 23

Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services paramedics have a new tool in their arsenal of medications to assist them in managing patients airways. Etomidate, is a short acting IV anesthetic agent for the use of sedating patients in order to achieve advanced airway control. MEDIC 94 paramedics are the first and only paramedics in Chester County carrying Etomidate.

Prior to implementation of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SCCEMS Releases 2013 Call Data

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, January 04

Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services MEDIC 94 paramedics responded to 2,957 9-1-1 dispatches for life threatening emergencies in 2013. This represented an almost 4% decrease vs 2012. The MEDIC 94 unit based at Jennersville Hospital accounted for 58% of the total calls with 4% of the dispatches requiring both units to respond. Paramedics transported 62% of the patients encountered. 85% ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2014 Dispatches
Jan 251
Feb 235
Mar 237
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 723

Past Incidents
2013 2957
2012 3078
2011 3349
2010 2993
2009 2888
2008 3076
2007 2980
2006 2620
2005 2742

2014 Incidents By Municipality-District 1
E.Nottingham 39
Elk 8
Franklin 19
Highland 5
Londonderry 15
L. Oxford 29
New London 28
Oxford 113
Penn 119
U. Oxford 24
West Grove 22
W. Fallowfield 26
W. Nottingham 23

2014 Dispatches By Nature
Medical 503
Motor Vehicle Accidents 37
Cardiac Arrests 8
Falls 28
Other Trauma 12
Standby's 9
Total 597

2014 Incidents By Municipality-District 2
Avondale 8
London Britain 11
London Grove 64
New Garden 105
W. Marlborough 5
Mutual Aid 34

2014 Patients By Hospital
Jennersville 279
Brandywine 4
Chester County 38
Christiana 95
duPont Childrens 20
Lancaster General 17
Other 8
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