• Fall 2018 EMT Courses

    If you were looking to become an EMT or recertify as one, here’s your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering a Day and a Night EMT original and Challenge Refresher. Refresher Begins Saturday September 8, 2018 Original Begins Monday September 10, 2018 Classes Mondays and Wednesdays (occasional Saturdays) Day Course 9:00 a.m. — 1:30 p.m… Read More

    Fall 2018 EMT Courses
  • 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.
  • Colonie EMS Out and About

    It has been a busy year so far, and you may or may not have seen us out and about in the community. Here are some snapshots of what we have been up to…  

    Colonie EMS Out and About

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Fall 2018 EMT Courses

If you were looking to become an EMT or recertify as one, here's your chance! Colonie EMS will be offering a Day and a Night EMT original and Challenge Refresher. Refresher Begins Saturday September 8, 2018 Original Begins Monday September 10, 2018 Classes Mondays and Wednesdays (occasional Saturdays) Day Course 9:00 a.m. — 1:30 p.m Night Course 6:30 p.m. — 10:30 p.m. Course Numbers: Pending NYS BEMS Approval NYS Practical Skills … [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...]

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 the street or spending an evening out with our friends, the question we need to ask ourselves is how prepared are we to help … [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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