Staff Recognized by Cumberland County for their Extraordinary Services (May 27, 2014)  
 

Staff members Karen Noss (Left) and Ryan Norcoss (Right) of East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. were presented Certificates of Recognition for their active involvement in a Clinical Save, successful resuscitation of patients in cardiac arrest and who were discharged from a hospital with no neurological deficiency. The Certificates of Recognition were presented by Duane Nieves, President of the Cumberland County EMS Council, during the May 27, 2014 Cumberland County Commissioners Meeting.

On April 9, 2014, Emergency Medical Services from East Pennsboro Ambulance Service and West Shore Advance Life Support responded to a residence in East Pennsboro Twp. for a person in cardiac arrest. Emergency crews' quick response and care resulted in the patient regaining pulses at the residence. The patient was transferred to a regional emergency department for continued care, where she was later discharged to a rehabiliation hospital and back to her residence.

 

 
   
Ambulance Service Recognized by East Pennsboro Township Police Department(September 5, 2012)  
 

David Hayes, President of the Board of Directors and Phillip Beck, Chief of Operations for East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. presented a check to Todd Bashore, Chief of Police for East Pennsboro Township Police Department, to support the police department's fundraising efforts in purchasing a new K-9 Police Dog.

The Board of Directors for East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. unanimously agreed to support the police department's efforts in raising money to purchase a new K-9 Police Dog. East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. used funds from their Community Action Account, which was established to support health, safety and wellness efforts within East Pennsboro Township.

East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. is always looking to support health, safety and wellness efforts within East Pennsboro Township. Please contact Chief Phillip Beck with requests for support.

 
         
Staff Recognized by Cumberland County for their Extraordinary Services (May14, 2012)  
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  John Myers, EMT-B Christopher Bowers, Chief 175 Jonathan House, EMT-B  
     
 

Three staff members of East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. were presented Certificates of Recognition for their active involvement in Clinical Saves, successful resuscitation of patients in cardiac arrest and who were discharged from a hospital with no neurological deficiency. The Certificates of Recognition were presented by Theodore Wise, Director of Public Safety at Cumberland County Department of Public Safety, during the May 14, 2012 Cumberland County Commissioners Meeting. Also during this meeting, the Cumberland County Commissioners proclaimed May 20th- May 26th as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week.

 
 

On December 26, 2011, EMT Christopher Bowers responded to a medical emergency in East Pennsboro Township.  During patient transport to the hospital, the patient became unresponsive, pulseless and apneic.  EMT Bowers successfully resuscitated the patient, transferring the patient to emergency department staff, with pulses and normal respiratory effort.

On March 8, 2012, EMT Jonathan House, EMT John Myers and EMT Christopher Bowers responded to a cardiac arrest emergency call.   Arriving on the scene they encountered several firefighters performing Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on a patient in cardiac arrest.  CPR efforts, along with Automated External Difibrilator (AED) intervention performed while on scene.   The patient regained pulses at the scene and was transferred to a hospital in the region.

 
         
Staff Recognized by Cumberland Valley School District for Extraordinary Services (February 22, 2011)  
 

Three Emergency Medical Technicians from East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc.  attended a recognition ceremony held by Cumberland Valley School District on February 22, 2011.  Our staff, along with other public safety personnel from neighboring communities, were recognized for their efforts with a motor vehicle accident involving five Cumberland Valley School District students on October 22, 2010.

On October 22, 2010, East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. responded to assist with a motor vehicle accident with entrapment and unconscious patients. Personnel from East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. provided medical care to one of the students on the scene, transferring that student to Life Lion.  They also provided care to two other patients on the scene, transporting them to Holy Spirit Hospital.

 

 
 

The recognition ceremony on February 22, 2010, was “long over-due” as described by Cumberland Valley School District’s superintendant.    The ceremony began with a gathering in the school cafeteria which allowed EMS personnel to meet the five students who survived the accident, along with their families.   After the gathering, everyone entered the auditorium where each local public safety organization was named and honored for “doing what we did and do”.  Plaques of recognition were given to each organization as well as a short history of each organization being read. 


East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, Inc. employees were honored to have been a part of the ceremony and to have been given the opportunity to meet the students with whose lives they had touched that day.