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Winter Driving Safety- Be Prepared!

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, December 01

Winter is almost here and no doubt, there will be a considerable amount of time spent driving in cold and hazardous weather. Here are some tips to preparing your care and adding some additional safety items to keep you safe in the winter and colder weather.
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EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, October 08

The Department of Homeland Security has kicked off its campaign to provide bystanders of emergency situations with the tools and knowledge to stop life threatening bleeding.

Working with the private sector and nonprofit organizations, the “Stop the Bleed” campaign will put knowledge gained by first responders and the military, into the hands of the public to help save lives.

Uncontrolled bleeding ... (Full Story & Photos)

AGREM 1670AM Radio Now Broadcasting

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, October 01

Avon Grove Regional Emergency Management (AGREM) has since its inception had the goal to establish a locally-managed AM information station. That station at 1670 on the AM dial is now operational.

The station provides travelers and others in the AGREM Community a local source of information before, during, and after any type of natural disaster or man-made event. A low-power broadcast station based ... (Full Story & Photos)

September 11th- Patriots Day- National Day of Service and Remembrance

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, September 11

Patriot Day is observed on September 11th in memory of the 2,993 people who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. On that day, two hijacked airplanes crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in NYC. A third hijacked aircraft crashed into the Pentagon near Washington, DC. It is believed that a fourth airplane was to crash into the White House, however, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Paramedic Gary Hartung recognized for 30 years as a Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, September 02

Southern Chester County EMS Medic 94 Paramedic Gary Hartung, was recently recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 30 consecutive years as National Registered EMT-Paramedic. This distinction is an honor held by few paramedics.

To maintain his status as a Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic, Gary Hartung completed, on a biennial ... (Full Story & Photos)

Registration open for the 2015 Race Through The Grapes 5k to benefit the Dr. Gregory DeSimone Scholarship Fund

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, September 01

Registration is open for the 2015 "Race Through The Grapes 5k" to benefit the Dr. Gregory DeSimone Scholarship Fund. This years event is being held on October 17th again at the Paradocx Winery on Flint Hill Road. Proceeds from the race go towards the Dr. Gregory DeSimone Memorial Fund which awards an annual scholarship to a Physician Assistant student.

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Carbon Monoxide- The Silent Killer

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, August 10

Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide.

* CO alarms should be installed in a central location outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home and ... (Full Story & Photos)

SCCEMS Annual Report Available for Download

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, August 04

The 2014 Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services- MEDIC 94 Annual Report is available for download. SCCEMS develops this annual summary of the operations, finances and activities of the organization and provides copies to our municipal partners, community organizations and other partners. We hope that this brief summary is informative as it provides a look at our 31st year of service to ... (Full Story)


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2015 Responses
Jan 257
Feb 252
Mar 249
Apr 213
May 235
Jun 217
Jul 228
Aug 219
Sep 200
Oct 212
Nov 212
Total 2494

Past Incidents
2014 2839
2013 2957
2012 3078
2011 3349
2010 2993
2009 2888
2008 3076
2007 2980
2006 2620
2005 2742

2015 Incidents By Municipality-District 1
E.Nottingham 159
Elk 30
Franklin 59
Highland 7
Londonderry 53
L. Oxford 118
New London 73
Oxford 379
Penn 340
U. Oxford 44
West Grove 52
W. Fallowfield 67
W. Nottingham 93
Cover LanCo 11
Cover BWH M93 18

2015 Dispatches By Nature
Medical 1754
Motor Vehicle Accidents 138
Cardiac Arrests 35
Falls 88
Other Trauma 99
Standby's 19
Total 2133

2015 Incidents By Municipality-District 2
Avondale 45
London Britain 48
London Grove 210
New Garden 275
W. Marlborough 24
Cover Longwood 99

2015 Patients By Hospital
Jennersville 866
Brandywine 21
Chester County 166
Christiana 379
duPont Childrens 82
Lancaster General 43
Other 14
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