Cumberland Goodwill EMS is pleased to announce that we are hiring for multiple EMT and Paramedic positions through our online application process. Paper applications will not be accepted. More information is available after the break.
Users of the Apple iPhone with the latest version of iOS 8 are encouraged to setup a “Medical ID” to share critical information with first responders in the event of an emergency. Our providers are being trained to look for information in this way- it is a free built-in function in Apple’s latest mobile operating system and can help speak for you if you are unable to do so. Please note that this will not work on Android phones at this time.
Cumberland Goodwill EMS will be holding our third annual “Touch A Truck” event on Saturday, September 20th from 10am-2pm at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Join us for a family-friendly-fun-filled event that will appeal to kids of all ages. Featuring interesting vehicles from around our area open for exploration, this event is sure to be a hit with everyone who attends! Special guests include a weather-permitting landing of Life Lion’s helicopter, rides up and down a fire truck’s ladder, an on-site blood drive, and food available for purchase on site. Admission is FREE, donations are always welcome. Use Gate 3, the K street gate, for entry onto the fairgrounds. We hope to see you there!
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)