Paramedics News

Posted On Sunday, May 23, 2021

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Paramedic Services Week
Paramedic as Educator – Citizen Ready
May 23 to May 29, 2021
Motion #: 67-21
Moved By:
Seconded By:
Councillor Higgs
Councillor MacDonald
Whereas each year the paramedics of Frontenac Paramedic Services will respond to approximately 22,000 calls for assistance from the public;
And Whereas the paramedics...

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Posted On Thursday, February 18, 2021

Frontenac ParamedicsThe Government of Ontario announced today that it is investing $6.5 million over four years to enhance Frontenac Paramedics’ Community Paramedicine program. The funds are intended to support people on the wait list for long-term care, those who are eligible for long-term care, or those soon to be eligible for long-term care, by providing in-home care that stabilizes their illness or disease trajectory.
Frontenac Paramedics has provided community paramedicine wellness...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 08, 2020

ALS WalkAs ALS Awareness Month draws to a close at the end of June, Frontenac Paramedics have raised more than $18,000 this year for research into the causes of and treatments for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or motor neuron disease, is so-far incurable and causes gradual and complete paralysis.
The donation tally comes after Frontenac Paramedic Dale Hodgins died from the disease on June 9. Most of the money raised was donated...

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Posted On Friday, June 19, 2020

Paramedics Drawing Contest 1You may remember that our friends at Rural Frontenac Community Services (RFCS) facilitated a very kind drawing contest during Paramedic Services Week, May 24-30. RFCS Youth Program Coordinator Sarah McCullough encouraged young people in rural Frontenac County and students of the Limestone District School Board to create some artwork pieces that Frontenac Paramedics could hang on the rather stark walls of some of the nine paramedic stations across Frontenac County.
It was...

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Posted On Sunday, May 24, 2020

May 24-30, 2020 is Paramedic Services Week. It's usually a time for social events and various other thank-yous to Frontenac Paramedics. This year, due to COVID-19, things will need to be a little different. We'll be celebrating Paramedics Week online, starting with this message from Chief Chevalier.

Learn more about Paramedic Chiefs of Canada Paramedic Services Week. 

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