Jan 272016
 

Fill out patient surveys online!

Fill out patient surveys online!

We’re pleased to announce patients now have the ability to immediately enter online feedback for our providers without waiting for a survey to be mailed to them. Simply visit this weblink after an encounter an let us know how we are doing! We appreciate hearing from you!

Press Release on Naloxone Use in Middlesex Township 11/6/15

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Nov 102015
 
A recent call on 11/6/15 saw one of the first pre-EMS administrations of Naloxone in the Cumberland Goodwill zone.

A recent call on 11/6/15 saw one of the first pre-EMS administrations of Naloxone in the Cumberland Goodwill zone.

NALOXONE ADMINISTRATION IN MIDDLESEX TOWNSHIP

Team Effort Helps Critical Patient

Carlisle, PA- 11/10/15 – Friday marked one of the first times that Cumberland Goodwill EMS responded to a critical patient who received Naloxone from the police. On 11/6/2015 at approximately 10:30pm, 911 was contacted for a patient at the Motel 6 in Middlesex Township, thought to be in cardiac arrest. Dispatchers with the Cumberland County Department of Public Safety recognized the immediacy of the emergency and gave lifesaving instructions to care for a patient who was not breathing. Police and the Fire Chief from Middlesex Township arrived on scene quickly and administered 2mg of the overdose-drug Naloxone intranasally to the patient. The North Middleton Township Fire Department responded and assisted the police with rescue breathing until Cumberland Goodwill EMS arrived and administered a second dose of 2mg Naloxone, after which the patient improved, regained consciousness, and was transported to the hospital. All actions by this entire team of public safety professionals were critical to a positive outcome for the patient. Continue reading »

2016 Ambulance Membership Drive Underway

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Nov 072015
 

2016 ambulance memberships are now available!

2016 ambulance memberships are now available!

Our annual membership drive has just kicked off! This year, individual memberships are $75, while household memberships for everyone at the same physical address can be purchased for $100. Head over here to read about the great benefits of ambulance memberships and subscribe online today!

Out of the Darkness

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Sep 082015
 

In October, when many companies will be going Pink for breast cancer awareness, Cumberland Goodwill EMS will turn a slightly different shade. This year, the Station and Events Committee at Cumberland Goodwill has opted to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the “Out of the Darkness” walk by going green in support of mental health awareness. Mental health services are often overlooked, mental illnesses often stigmatized, and more and more first responders are living with significant mental trauma that we wanted to do something different to show our support for everyone out there who may be struggling. Every year, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. Mental health calls make up a large and growing proportion of the emergencies we respond to every day, and our own people are not immune from the stresses and traumas of the job.
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