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EMS Week 2020: PVA Member Showcase with EMT Dan O'Connell
Recently we got the chance to sit down with one of our EMTs, who is also a career Firefighter AND nursing student in the region, and pick his brain.
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Coronavirus and Your Heart

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Coronavirus and Your Heart
Don't ignore heart symptoms, especially if you have a heart condition. Getting care is critical - you'll get better faster, and you'll limit damage to your health.
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The new pandemic threat: People may die because they’re not calling 911
If you or a loved one experiences heart attack or stroke symptoms, call 911 immediately. It's your best chance of surviving or saving a life. Even during a pandemic, emergency systems are ready to help.
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Virtual Ambulance Tour - Part 4, Exterior Compartments
Dan O'Connell, EMT, walks you through the exterior compartments, equipment and supplies that we carry on our ambulances.
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Virtual Ambulance Tour - Part 3, EKG Compartment

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Virtual Ambulance Tour - Part 3, EKG Compartment
Adrielle Watkins, Paramedic, walks you through the EKG compartment, equipment and supplies that we carry on our ambulances.
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Virtual Ambulance Tour - Part 2, Advanced Life Support
Adrielle Watkins, Paramedic, with Dan O'Connell, EMT walks you through Advanced Life Support equipment and supplies that we carry on our ambulances.
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Virtual Ambulance Tour - Part 1, Basic Life Support
Dan O'Connell, EMT, and Adrielle Watkins, Paramedic, walk you through the Basic Life Support equipment and supplies that we carry on our ambulances.
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Coronavirus: Temporary Changes

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Coronavirus: Temporary Changes
Pittsford Volunteer Ambulance is coordinating closely with our partners in government and emergency management, as well as our peers in the EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement services. While our Paramedics and EMTs remain prepared and focused on your emergency medical needs, we also have enacted some temporary changes to reduce exposure risks.
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Coronavirus Update

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Coronavirus Update
Local communities are monitoring and taking action to reduce community transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Paramedics and EMTs at Pittsford Volunteer Ambulance remain prepared and positioned to serve the community throughout this challenging time.
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Jon Smith on WHAM News: Buckling Up in the Back Seat Saves Lives
“It’s not just the risk of injury to you, but the impact it has to other folks."
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