• Spring has Sprung

    After a few teasers from Mother Nature, Spring is finally here, and it was eagerly welcomed this year. Along with opening up the windows and cleaning up the yard, this is a great time to consider some health and safety ideas. Here are some recommendations from the EMT’s and Paramedics at Colonie EMS: If you… Read More

    Spring has Sprung
  • Colonie EMS Out and About

    It has been a busy year so far, and you may or may not have seen us out and about in the community. Here are some snapshots of what we have been up to…  

    Colonie EMS Out and About
  • Colonie EMS Receives Recognition During EMS Week

    Every year one week in May is set aside to reflect on the accomplishments of EMS providers across the country. This year we were honored to not once, but twice for the high quality care that Colonie EMS EMT’s and Paramedics provide. In the first days of 2016, a young woman and her daughter were… Read More

    Colonie EMS Receives Recognition During EMS Week
  • “The times… they are a changin'”

    It’s officially Spring, and new leaves are starting to show around Colonie EMS. Congratulations & Best Wishes! First and foremost, Assistant Chief Paul Fink is retiring after 40 plus years of service with the Town of Colonie. Since 1975, Chief Fink has been providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) in Colonie. Throughout his career he has… Read More

    “The times… they are a changin'”
  • Teamwork Saves Lives In Colonie

    Thanks to the quick thinking of a bystander and Colonie Center Security, as well as quick response times by EMS responders, a local woman was given the best chances of survival. On Tuesday May 19, 2015 at 11:30 AM officials report a 49 year old female had collapsed suddenly at the Colonie Center Mall. 911 was… Read More

    Teamwork Saves Lives In Colonie

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Spring has Sprung

After a few teasers from Mother Nature, Spring is finally here, and it was eagerly welcomed this year. Along with opening up the windows and cleaning up the yard, this is a great time to consider some health and safety ideas. Here are some recommendations from the EMT's and Paramedics at Colonie EMS: If you haven't already, change the batteries and test the function of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  Alarms should be located in every … [Read More...]

Colonie EMS Out and About

It has been a busy year so far, and you may or may not have seen us out and about in the community. Here are some snapshots of what we have been up to...   … [Read More...]

Colonie EMS Receives Recognition During EMS Week

Every year one week in May is set aside to reflect on the accomplishments of EMS providers across the country. This year we were honored to not once, but twice for the high quality care that Colonie EMS EMT's and Paramedics provide. In the first days of 2016, a young woman and her daughter were out shopping on Central Ave when the mother's heart stopped. Recognizing that something was terribly wrong, her daughter called for help. This began a … [Read More...]

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