• Colonie EMS – Celebrating 25 Years

    In August the EMS Department will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The department starting providing EMS services to the Town at 6am on August 28, 1989.  This is the story of where we were and what we have become in 25 years. In 1986 the Town commissioned a study by Fitch & Associates to determine the best… Read More

    Colonie EMS – Celebrating 25 Years
  • New Collaborative Effort Complete: EMS Station 4

    Our recent collaborative municipal effort was completed which consolidated the Boght Fire Department & EMS station under one building. This consolidated station will reduce overall costs…[read more]

    New Collaborative Effort Complete: EMS Station 4
  • 11 Year Old Survivor Joey Celebrates

    Happy 1 year “new birthday” to Joey, who on April 16, 2012 suffered commotio cordis when a baseball struck him in the chest sending him into cardiac arrest. Joey was saved by bystanders who performed CPR

    11 Year Old Survivor Joey Celebrates
  • Special Operations Training – Hazmat Medical Decontamination

    Colonie EMS paramedics and EMTs are continuously training to hone their technical rescue skills and practice in this HazMat medical decontamination drill

    Special Operations Training – Hazmat Medical Decontamination

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Colonie EMS – Celebrating 25 Years

In August the EMS Department will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The department starting providing EMS services to the Town at 6am on August 28, 1989.  This is the story of where we were and what we have become in 25 years. In 1986 the Town commissioned a study by Fitch & Associates to determine the best course of action to keep EMS in the Town of Colonie on the cutting edge. The Town had a very strong volunteer history in EMS, and in … [Read More...]

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New Collaborative Effort Complete: EMS Station 4

After many years of planning, two collaborative municipal agreements have come to fruition with an aim to reduce costs. Our first effort was completed which consolidated the Boght Fire Department & EMS station under one building. This consolidated station will reduce overall costs and allow one building for EMS & Fire north of Latham in Boght. This station now houses ambulances, our 670 Special Operations vehicle and spare backup … [Read More...]

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Disaster Preparedness Interview

Town of Colonie EMS Chief Peter Berry & Town Supervisor Paula Mahan Few flyaways this can cheap pharmacy link the moisturize: Wash-N-Gos generic pharmacy online thumb assist skin. talk about disaster preparedness and emergency planning. Watch this short informative video on disaster preparedness and emergency planning from a recent Colonie Connect interview. … [Read More...]

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