JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.-- Rural Metro Fire is being recognized by the American Heart Association with the 2017 Mission: Lifeline EMS-Gold Achievement Award.
Rural Metro Fire of Grants Pass along with AMR have improved out-of-hospital cardiac arrests associated with heart attacks, from a 13% national average - to only 3% locally.
Rural Metro Fire says thanks to quick response with trained Firefighter/EMT’s, and early recognition of out-of-hospital heart attacks using advanced heart monitors (ECG) carried on fire engines, they can now rapidly identify a heart attack and help facilitate rapid transport to the catheter lab in Medford.
This is the 3rd year in a row for this recognition in Josephine County.
- Rural Metro Fire Receives Award From American Heart Association
- Rural Metro Investigates Suspicious Overnight Fire
- Rural Metro Fire Responds To Three Crashes Friday Afternoon
- Rural Metro Investigates House Fire on Tunnel Loop Rd.
- Rural Metro Fire Saves Driver in Fiery Crash Over Embankment
- Rural Metro Fire Will Select One Person To Experience A Controlled House Fire
- Ron Brown Earns Associated Press Award
- AIFF Receives Two Grant Awards
- Survey: Heart Emergencies Confusing for Americans
- Jefferson Awards