Mildred Zuk

April was a cool, rainy, and busy month for the Helderberg Ambulance squad. There were 39 calls and 25 of those calls were transports to the hospital. Thanks to our new emergency medical technicians, there was only one turnover.

The new ambulance arrived on April 6 and is fully stocked and is now in service.

In January, the Helderberg Ambulance squad had 39 calls with 23 transports, and two turnovers; 61 percent of these calls were Basic Life Support transports and 39  percent were with Advanced Life Support.

The members of Helderberg Ambulance wish the residents of Berne and Knox a Happy New Year.

The month of November brought snow and cold weather, but that did not stop the members of Helderberg Ambulance from responding to calls. In November, there were 27 calls; 16 of these calls resulted in a transport to the hospital.

Volunteer voices

For the month of September, the Helderberg Ambulance squad had 24 calls and four calls were handled by the Albany County Sheriff’s Department ambulance. Most of these calls were during the daytime and half had the Medic ride along.

Volunteer Voices. Helderberg News

The month of January was another busy time for the Helderberg Ambulance Squad. On Jan. 20, the squad hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive, headed up by Cynthia Johnson. Thanks to all those who helped set up for the blood drive. Cynthia’s goal was 31 donations and there were 30 donations. Thank you to everyone who donated blood.

The year 2018 is here and we are ready for another year of serving the community by providing emergency medical services. In 2017, the Helderberg Ambulance Squad responded to 434 calls.

The month of September has been very busy for our Helderberg Ambulance squad. We answered 48 calls with 30 transports to local hospitals.

In June, Helderberg Ambulance had 44 calls with 19 transports. There were 30 calls in the town of Berne, 12 in the town of Knox, and two others.

We want to welcome five new members. We are very excited to have new drivers and three new members who will begin their emergency-medical-technician training in August.

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