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Since 1958

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.

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  • Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad to Hold Community Car Seat Check
    Henrico, VA (March 22, 2023) – The Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) is pleased to announce that it will be holding a Community Car Seat Check event on April 16, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The event will take place at 2007 Timberlake Ave, Henrico, Virginia, 23228. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will … Read more

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Learn more about the award winning Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad and the community we serve.

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1,200+
911 Responses

On average, we respond to over 1,400 emergency calls for service dispatched the County of Henrico annually.

50+ Active Volunteers

Every member is completely volunteer and must participate regularly in accomplishing our mission.

100%
Volunteer

Since 1958 provided no cost emergency medical services saving the County of Henrico on average $500,000 dollars a year.


Our Mission

“To provide emergency medical services in and about the County of Henrico, Virginia, to citizens and visitors of the county at no cost for services rendered.”

With the increasing cost of business and medical care we are proud to be 100% volunteer and never charge our patients or their insurance company.

Our Service Area

The Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) serves the central portion of Henrico County, Virginia, an area of approximately 34 square miles with a population of over 25,500. Though the primary service is centrally located in the county, LVRS responds to all calls within the County of Henrico. Each year LVRS responds to more than 1,400 9-1-1 calls in addition to covering multiple special events in Henrico County and the City of Richmond.


Our Service Area

The Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) serves the central portion of Henrico County, Virginia, an area of approximately 34 square miles with a population of over 25,500. Though the primary service is centrally located in the county, LVRS responds to all calls within the County of Henrico. Each year LVRS responds to more than 1,200 9-1-1 calls in addition to covering multiple special events in Henrico County and the City of Richmond.


Emergency Medical Services in Henrico County

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Henrico County is provided by two volunteer rescue squads (Lakeside VRS and Tuckahoe VRS) in addition to the Henrico Division of Fire career firefighters and emergency medical services personnel.

Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad has been serving the community since 1958 and has provided the the best level of care for over half a century as a non-profit, 100% volunteer organization.


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