• Spring 2020 EMT Night Course

    If you were looking to become an EMT or re-certify as one, here’s your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering a Night EMT Original and Challenge Refresher.   Call 518-782-2650 with any questions.   EMT Course Announcements Spring 2020: 2020 Spring EMT Original                 2020 Spring EMT Challenge… Read More

    Spring 2020 EMT Night Course
  • 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
  • Importance of Wearing a Helmet

    For the love of whatever you believe in, your family, your friends, and/or yourself, wear a helmet! As an avid cyclist I would most likely be dead a few times over if I didn’t wear my helmet. I have also had to visit the Emergency Room more than once due to various accidents that I… Read More

    Importance of Wearing a Helmet
  • 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
  • When you see lights, Move to the right.

    Please remember to pull over and stop for emergency in traffic. If you see emergency vehicles stopped on the side of the road – Slow down and move a lane over. A big thanks to WTEN News for highlighting this important issue. Driving You Crazy: Move Over for Emergency Vehicles

    When you see lights, Move to the right.

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Spring 2020 EMT Night Course

If you were looking to become an EMT or re-certify as one, here's your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering a Night EMT Original and Challenge Refresher.   Call 518-782-2650 with any questions.   EMT Course Announcements Spring 2020: 2020 Spring EMT Original                 2020 Spring EMT Challenge Refresher   Spring 2020 EMT Course Schedules:                  … [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...]

Importance of Wearing a Helmet

For the love of whatever you believe in, your family, your friends, and/or yourself, wear a helmet! As an avid cyclist I would most likely be dead a few times over if I didn’t wear my helmet. I have also had to visit the Emergency Room more than once due to various accidents that I have had both preventable and not. You never know what is going to happen but by wearing a helmet you are taking a reasonable precaution to prevent injury. While … [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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