The Warwick Community Ambulance Service fielded 127 calls and worked 163 hours for the month of October. They responded to the following calls: 24 falls; 21 for general illness; 16 motor vehicle accidents; 13 difficulty breathing; 10 unresponsive; seven each for pain and cardiac related issues; three each for overdose, strokes, AirMed transports, medic alarm activation calls, and transports; five for other calls; two each for seizures, carbon monoxide exposures, altered mental status, and injuries calls; and one standby.
All these calls were handled by volunteers who provide service 24/7. The Warwick Community Ambulance Service is always looking for new members. For information on volunteering, visit www.warwickems.com; call and leave a message at 986-4136; or stop by the bay at 146 South St. Ext.