2013 Statistics

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Feb 212014
 
Cumberland Goodwill releases 2013 statistics

Cumberland Goodwill releases 2013 statistics

Cumberland Goodwill EMS ran just shy of 10,000 total calls in 2013, setting a new record-high call volume at 9,976. Here’s a quick breakdown of some of our 2013 response statistics.

Overall call volume increased by 788 calls, with the highest year-over-year increase noted with ALS Squad volume due to additional response territories.

Responses: (ALS MICU, ALS Squad, and BLS Class 1 Emergencies are the highest priority emergency, followed by BLS Class 2 and finally BLS class 3 emergencies)
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Nov 272013
 

Help kids in need this holiday season! Support Toys for Tots at our station!

Cumberland Goodwill EMS is once again participating in the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program for the Carlisle Area! You can drop off a new, unwrapped toy in the box at our station, 519 South Hanover Street, in Carlisle and help needy families in our area! We sincerely hope you’ll consider helping the less fortunate enjoy the holidays this year!

Oct 212013
 

Join us at our station from 6pm-8pm on Halloween for "Trick or Treat and Save a Life." Get great candy and learn the trick of saving a life with hands only CPR!

Join us at our station from 6pm-8pm on Halloween for “Trick or Treat and Save a Life.” Get great candy and learn the trick of saving a life with hands only CPR!

On Halloween this year, residents of the Carlisle area are invited to dress up and visit Cumberland Goodwill EMS’ station (located at 519 South Hanover Street in Carlisle) for a very special treat. In addition to passing out candy to everyone who stops by, the Carlisle’s Got Heart team will be teaching trick-or-treaters and their escorts how to perform the lifesaving skill of Hands Only CPR! Continue reading »

Sep 192013
 
EMTs Nick Davis and Adam Waite perform CPR with Paramedic Ross Casteel administering Medications and Paramedic Eric Coldren working airway and monitor operations as part of Cumberland Goodwill's "CPR Challenge"

EMTs Nick Davis and Adam Waite perform CPR with Paramedic Ross Casteel administering Medications and Paramedic Eric Coldren working airway and monitor operations as part of Cumberland Goodwill’s “CPR Challenge”

In June, Cumberland Goodwill EMS began training in “High-Performance CPR” by issuing a challenge to our providers- whatever four-person team could perform the protocol the best would receive a steak dinner cooked by an assistant chief. Teams videotaped their performances on a standard patient, and were scored for accuracy on the new standards. Three of the four members on the winning team not only received their steak dinners, but were also members of the team that performed our first high-performance resuscitation in July. In order to continue maintaining proficiency, we’re going to be running a new high-performance CPR challenge throughout October, and we’re looking for help from the community to reward our providers for their hard work. Continue reading »