Five Complete Community CPR Training Class

Kim Adams of Cable practices CPR chest compressions

Kim Adams of Cable practices CPR chest compressions

Students practice infant CPR skills during the class

Students practice infant CPR skills during the class

Heather Bumbalough of West Liberty practices placing AED pads on a manikin

Heather Bumbalough of West Liberty practices placing AED pads on a manikin

Linda McClain of West Liberty practices CPR chest compressions

Linda McClain of West Liberty practices CPR chest compressions

June 18th, 2013 (West Liberty, OH) – Five local residents successfully completed a community CPR training course offered by the Macochee Joint Ambulance District at the Green Hills Community in West Liberty on Tuesday. By learning potentially life-saving skills, these individuals are contributing to the safety of their community, and represent the first link in the chain of care for those suffering a cardiac emergency. Continue reading

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Six Local Residents Complete First Aid Training

Macochee EMS - 20130522 - First Aid - Photo 1 Macochee EMS - 20130522 - First Aid - Photo 2 Macochee EMS - 20130522 - First Aid - Photo 3May 21st, 2013 (West Liberty, OH) – Six local residents successfully completed a community first aid course offered by the Macochee Joint Ambulance District at the Green Hills Community in West Liberty on Tuesday. The six students demonstrated their commitment to the safety and well-being of their families, neighbors and the greater community.

The students completed the American Heart Association “Heartsaver” First Aid course, where they learned appropriate actions to take during medical and injury emergencies. Students had an opportunity to practice hands-on skills such as splinting, bleeding control and epinephrine injector operation. All of the students will be receiving a certification card for successfully completing the course.

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Macochee EMS Responds to Zanesfield Motorcycle Crash

The motorcycle, post-crash (photo courtesy the Bellefontaine Examiner)

The motorcycle, post-crash (photo courtesy the Bellefontaine Examiner)

The motorcyclist is loaded onto MedFlight for transport to OSU (photo courtesy the Bellefontaine Examiner)

The motorcyclist is loaded onto MedFlight for transport to OSU (photo courtesy the Bellefontaine Examiner)

May 3rd, 2013 (Zanesfield) – The Macochee EMS on-duty crew responded to a dramatic motorcycle vs. pickup crash just south of Zanesfield on CR-5 on Friday, alongside Tri-Valley Fire District, West Liberty Fire Department, and MedFlight. The 22-year old motorcyclist suffered very serious injuries in the incident, and was transported to OSU Medical Center via helicopter.

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