• Colonie EMS is Hosting EMT Refresher

    Colonie EMS is proud to host various courses throughout the year, and in just a couple of weeks we will be sponsoring an EMT Challenge Refresher. If you are an EMT who has a certification that is about to expire, or if it already has and you would like to brush up on your skills… Read More

    Colonie EMS is Hosting EMT Refresher
  • EMS Department Saves Dispatcher’s Wife

    A happy ending for a close call before the Holidays. It is anyone in emergency services worst nightmare; hearing an ambulance dispatched to your own address for the most serious of calls, a cardiac arrest. Bob Davis is a member of our own family, and that was his experience while participating in a charity football… Read More

    EMS Department Saves Dispatcher’s Wife
  • New Resources Added to Help Residents Stay Informed During Emergencies.

    We here at Colonie EMS encourage people to be prepared and we want to help in anyway possible. We have added several resources to help you be as ready as possible in the event of an emergency. Colonie Police Department has joined a new communication system called Nixle. Nixle is free to join and updates… Read More

    New Resources Added to Help Residents Stay Informed During Emergencies.
  • EMS Department Gives Local Family a Very Merry Christmas!

    Colonie EMS personnel came together this holiday season to give Santa a hand and provide a very Merry Christmas for a local family with eight children. Although the list was lengthy, friends and members of the department came together to make sure that every single item asked for was received. The outpouring of generosity for… Read More

    EMS Department Gives Local Family a Very Merry Christmas!
  • A Community Comes Together: Fundraiser for Paramedic Dave Plouff

    Early in the morning of December 18, a possible structure fire was reported in the Schuyler Heights Fire District in the Town of Colonie.

    A Community Comes Together: Fundraiser for Paramedic Dave Plouff

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Colonie EMS is Hosting EMT Refresher

Colonie EMS is proud to host various courses throughout the year, and in just a couple of weeks we will be sponsoring an EMT Challenge Refresher. If you are an EMT who has a certification that is about to expire, or if it already has and you would like to brush up on your skills and knowledge, this is the course for you! Classes begin on Tuesday February 3 with classes until final written exam on May 21. Candidates must also take or show proof … [Read More...]

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EMS Department Saves Dispatcher’s Wife

A happy ending for a close call before the Holidays. It is anyone in emergency services worst nightmare; hearing an ambulance dispatched to your own address for the most serious of calls, a cardiac arrest. Bob Davis is a member of our own family, and that was his experience while participating in a charity football game between local fire departments. A few weeks before Christmas, Bob's wife, Linda, was home with their children when she went into … [Read More...]

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New Resources Added to Help Residents Stay Informed During Emergencies.

We here at Colonie EMS encourage people to be prepared and we want to help in anyway possible. We have added several resources to help you be as ready as possible in the event of an emergency. Colonie Police Department has joined a new communication system called Nixle. Nixle is free to join and updates important, valuable community information directly to residents or anyone who works or frequents the town. Information and messages … [Read More...]

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NY Smoker Quit Line – 866-697-8487

What is the Quitline?: The New York State Smokers’ Quitline is a free and confidential telephone-based counseling service that provides effective stop smoking services to New Yorkers who want to stop smoking. "The first few weeks off cigarettes can be tough, but things do improve. Though symptoms may be strong at first, they will go away. Tell yourself you are recovering from smoking, not in withdrawal. The symptoms are your body's way of telling you it is on the mend!"