• 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
  • *COURSE FULL* 2022 EMT Original Course

    *COURSE FULL* If you were looking to become an EMT, here’s your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering an EMT Original course.   Call 518-782-2650 with any questions.   EMT Course Announcements Spring 2022: Spring 2022 Night Announcement (Course number: pending BEMS approval) EMT Course Schedules 2022: Spring 2022 Course Schedule   General Instructions: Fill… Read More

    *COURSE FULL* 2022 EMT Original Course
  • 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
  • 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
  • Civilian Emergency Response

    It is difficult to imagine ourselves during our everyday routine, in a situation where we are faced with life, death and survival. Sadly, it has become common occurrence for large gatherings, or even daily activities to become the target of bad people looking to do bad things.  Whether we are going to work, walking down… Read More

    Civilian Emergency Response

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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 State Office of Mental Health’s Suicide Prevention … [Read More...]

*COURSE FULL* 2022 EMT Original Course

*COURSE FULL* If you were looking to become an EMT, here's your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering an EMT Original course.   Call 518-782-2650 with any questions.     EMT Course Announcements Spring 2022: Spring 2022 Night Announcement (Course number: pending BEMS approval) EMT Course Schedules 2022: Spring 2022 Course Schedule   General Instructions: Fill out … [Read More...]

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...]

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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!"

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