The Warwick Community Ambulance Service fielded 147 calls and four standbys, worked 171 hours and travelled 1,666 miles in April. To date in 2017, Warwick EMS volunteers have fielded 516 calls and six standbys, worked 638 hours and traveled 6,042 miles.
For the month of April, Warwick EMS responded to the following: 22 calls for general illness; 18 calls each for difficulty breathing and falls; 15 calls for motor vehicle accidents; 11 calls for injuries; seven calls each for emergency standby and unresponsive persons; six calls for syncope; five calls for diabetic; four calls each for cardiac, pain and seizures; three calls each for lift assist, altered mental status, assaults and choking; two calls each for emotionally disturbed, medical alert activation, overdose, unable walk and other. The Warwick EMS also responded with mutual aid to Goshen three times and Greenwood Lake one time.
The Warwick EMS was on standby for Golden Hill Dye Dash, Founder’s Day Parade, Warwick Little League Parade and the Warwick Fire Department Drill.