• Summer Safety

    Summer is finally here! We have all been waiting eagerly for it, but have you prepared? Here are tips to consider during the Summer to keep you and your loved ones happy, healthy and safe Water Safety                                     … Read More

    Summer Safety
  • New Positions Added to the EMS Department

    Congratulations to our newest member and most recent promotions! We made a bit of history at last nights Town Board meeting with our largest Full-Time hiring since the Department formed almost 30 years ago (we swear we are still 29 years old). We are delighted to have added 4 Full-Time Paramedic positions and 4 Full-Time… Read More

    New Positions Added to the EMS Department
  • Spring 2019 EMT Courses

    If you were looking to become an EMT or re-certify as one, here’s your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering a Day and a Night EMT Original and Challenge Refresher.   Call 518-782-2650 with any questions.   Fall 2019 EMT Course Schedules: Spring 2019 Original DAYS                 Spring 2019… Read More

    Spring 2019 EMT 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
  • 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

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Summer Safety

Summer is finally here! We have all been waiting eagerly for it, but have you prepared?Here are tips to consider during the Summer to keep you and your loved ones happy, healthy and safe Water Safety                                                                                              Water-related activities are popular in the Summer for a variety of reasons. Pools, Splash pads, lakes and rivers are all great ways to relax, cool off and … [Read More...]

New Positions Added to the EMS Department

Congratulations to our newest member and most recent promotions! We made a bit of history at last nights Town Board meeting with our largest Full-Time hiring since the Department formed almost 30 years ago (we swear we are still 29 years old). We are delighted to have added 4 Full-Time Paramedic positions and 4 Full-Time EMT positions to the Department. Over the years, our call volume has steadily increased and these staffing changes … [Read More...]

Spring 2019 EMT Courses

If you were looking to become an EMT or re-certify as one, here's your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering a Day and a Night EMT Original and Challenge Refresher.   Call 518-782-2650 with any questions.   Fall 2019 EMT Course Schedules: Spring 2019 Original DAYS                 Spring 2019 Recerts DAYS                 Spring 2019 Original NIGHTS                 Spring … [Read More...]

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