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Jul 112014
 

Cumberland Goodwill Receives “Master” Level Pediatric Recognition

Cumberland Goodwill Receives “Master” Level Pediatric Recognition

Recently, Cumberland Goodwill EMS became the first ALS service in Cumberland County and forty-second in the commonwealth to earn Master-level recognition as part of the Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Service for Children’s Voluntary Recognition Program. This program, created in partnership with the Department of Health, recognizes those agencies that demonstrate a true commitment towards caring specifically for pediatric patients.
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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 »