UPDATE [06 Dec 2016]: Our class is Full! We will no longer be accepting applications at this time. Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad, in conjunction with Bon Secours and partnering with Tuckahoe Volunteer Rescue Squad, is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an EMT course instructed by Amy Howard beginning in January 2017.
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ODEMSA is pleased to announce the arrival of our newest staff member, Megan Young. Megan began working for ODEMSA on June 6th as our new Full-Time Program Coordinator. Megan will manage most ODEMSA committees, and will be responsible for the Medication Kit and Restocking Program and our monthly newsletter. Megan is a Nationally Registered Paramedic
When a medical emergency arises, Henrico County calls on a network of first responders to provide immediate care at the scene. These highly trained individuals, are often members of one of Henrico’s three volunteer rescue squads: Lakeside VRS, Tuckahoe VRS, or Henrico VRS. All three rescue squads were founded during the 1950’s in response to
This past May, Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad purchased and installed a new Stryker Power-LOAD system. The Power-LOAD system lifts and lowers the stretcher into and out of the ambulance, reducing the risk of injury to providers and patients. The system uses a hydraulic lift to support the stretcher throughout the loading and unloading process. The
In regards to the newscast related to our ambulance being stolen, the following is our official statement: Unit 16 was taken around 3am from the EMS tunnel at VCU Medical Center. The crew was inside transferring patient care to the hospital at the time. Through quick actions of the crew, those at our station, and
I’m in the back of a Lakeside ambulance and I’m speeding down I-95. I’m not hurt or sick, thankfully, but I’m on my way to help someone who is. Well, all right, I’m not there to help, I’m there to observe. In the front seat of the massive white and neon vehicle sit Andy Inge and
The Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) has been providing emergency medical care to the citizens of Henrico County since 1958. On March 2 7, 2014 LVRS took delivery of their new 2014 Chevrolet g-4500 ambulance. After months of committee meetings, deliberating, and designing the new, $157,350 ambulance rolled off the production of Wheeled Coach and