People find themselves in emergencies that make it difficult to think straight. At these times, all emergency personnel who are trying to help you need to know many things about you – especially if you have a complex medical history. They would love to know: Who you are… what medications you are using… what [...]
February is National Heart Health Month. Here is information on Heart Disease, what it is and how to reduce your chance of getting it: Heart Disease (including Coronary Heart disease, Hypertension and Stroke) is the #1 killer in the U.S. It is also a major cause of disability. Cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying [...]
DO Consider safer alternatives such as glow sticks, confetti poppers or colored streamers Observe your local & state laws Have a designated sober adult light all legal fireworks Light one firework at a time & move away quickly Keep children and other observers at a safe distance – behind a protective barrier Store fireworks [...]
HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS: Not all burns are caused by fire! They can also be caused by common household products like cleaners, weed killers and pool chemicals. Keep these locked away and out of reach of children! HOT LIQUIDS AND STEAM Not all burns are caused by fire! Did you know that scald burns [...]
DO Use oven mitts, not towels, to handle hot pots and pans Use caution when cooking with grease – keep burner on a low to medium setting and keep a pan lid in reach Make sure smoke alarms are in place on each level of your home and replace batteries every 6 months Have an [...]
Burns and Scalds CAN be prevented!! All it takes is a split second for a preventable accident to forever change your child's life.
National Burn Awareness Week February 5-11, 2017. Each year, over 486,000 individuals were seen in emergency departments, minor emergency clinics or physician’s offices for the treatment of a burn injury in the United States and Canada. In 2014 alone, there were 3,275 recorded deaths from fire and smoke inhalation injuries. The majority of these injuries [...]
Come join Community Ambulance for our 1st annual Blood Drive and Open House!! We are hosting a public blood drive, partnering with American Red Cross. Bring the whole family!! There will be snacks, movies and ambulance tours for children while parents give blood. Every donor receives a goody bag and free entry to a [...]
We are hosting a food drive from October 1 - November 10 to benefit the City Mission of Las Vegas. Please stop by our offices at 91 Corporate Park Dr, Ste. 120, Henderson, NV 89074 to donate non-perishable food items. If you have any questions, please call Melanie Bangle at (702) 968-9813.
According to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), 3 out of 5 (or 60%) of homes has a gas grill. Each year an average of 8,900 home fires are caused by grilling, and almost half of all injuries involving grills are due to thermal or heat burns. While nearly half of the people who grill [...]