• 2023 Spring EMT Original and Challenge Refresher Courses

    Are you looking to become an EMT, or recertify?Here is your chance…Colonie EMS will be offering an EMT Original course and a Challenge Refresher beginning in January! EMT Course Announcements Spring 2023: Spring 2023 Night EMT Course  Spring 2023 EMT Challenge Refresher EMT Course Schedules 2023: Spring 2023 EMT Course  Spring 2023 EMT Challenge Refresher  General Instructions: Complete 2023 EMT Student ApplicationFill… Read More

    2023 Spring EMT Original and Challenge Refresher Courses
  • Cold Temperature Considerations

    As you may have noticed… it is cold out! Extremely cold temperatures make staying warm and safe a challenge. Exposure to cold temperatures, whether indoors or outside, can cause other serious or life-threatening health problems. Anyone can be affected, however infants and the elderly are particularly at risk. Here is some information to help you… Read More

    Cold Temperature Considerations
  • 2021 Annual Report

    2021 was another busy year for Colonie EMS with over 13,000 calls for service. Here is just a few highlights from 2021… (Click here for the full 2021 Annual Report) The Department is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ET3 Model Participant. This allowed us to provide new initiatives for patient care that includes… Read More

    2021 Annual Report
  • Colonie EMS Receives CARES UP Grant from NYSOMH SPCNY

    The New York State Office of Mental Health has awarded the Town of Colonie Department of Emergency Medical Services an $80,000 2-year grant aimed at strengthening suicide prevention efforts for uniformed personnel. The CARES UP (Changing the Conversation, Awareness, Resilience, Empower Peers, Skills Building/Suicide Prevention for Uniformed Personnel) program was designed by the New York… Read More

    Colonie EMS Receives CARES UP Grant from NYSOMH SPCNY
  • Power Outage Preparedness

    Are you prepared for long standing power outages in the event of large storms or other disasters? Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy and can happen unexpectedly at any time. Prolonged power outages may: Disrupt communications, water, and transportation. Close retail businesses, grocery stores, gas stations, ATMs, banks, and other… Read More

    Power Outage Preparedness

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2023 Spring EMT Original and Challenge Refresher Courses

Are you looking to become an EMT, or recertify?Here is your chance...Colonie EMS will be offering an EMT Original course and a Challenge Refresher beginning in January! EMT Course Announcements Spring 2023:Spring 2023 Night EMT Course Spring 2023 EMT Challenge RefresherEMT Course Schedules 2023:Spring 2023 EMT Course Spring 2023 EMT Challenge RefresherGeneral Instructions: Complete 2023 … [Read More...]

Cold Temperature Considerations

As you may have noticed... it is cold out! Extremely cold temperatures make staying warm and safe a challenge. Exposure to cold temperatures, whether indoors or outside, can cause other serious or life-threatening health problems. Anyone can be affected, however infants and the elderly are particularly at risk. Here is some information to help you stay healthy and safe during this extreme cold. The World Health Organization suggests keeping … [Read More...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Shirts

Watch for our crews in October sporting pink for Breast Cancer Awareness!If you want to show your support, feel free to check out the shirts for sale below. *DO NOT SELECT SHIPPING*If you purchase a shirt, you will be contacted when the orders arrive and they can picked up at the Colonie Public Safety Center.Proceeds will be donated to local families affected by breast cancer.SOLD OUT!!!Thank you for your support!Watch for our crews in October … [Read More...]

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