Paramedics News

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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Posted On Thursday, March 26, 2020

Call for Personal Protective EquipmentCalling all local businesses and individuals to help fight COVID-19. Do you have Personal Protective Equipment supplies to spare? We'd love to get it to our Frontenac Paramedics and our staff at Fairmount Home.
We've heard this worked in other communities. It would be great if it can work in ours. Help us help you and contact us at supplies@frontenaccounty.ca if you have any masks, gloves, gowns, protective eye wear, hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes.

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Posted On Thursday, March 26, 2020

State of Emergency Glenburnie, ON – With evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in the KFL&A region, the County of Frontenac has determined an emergency exists within our municipality that places our communities at risk.
The County of Frontenac is taking action to help contain the spread of this virus. Announced today, Warden Frances Smith is declaring a state of emergency within the County of Frontenac. This declaration implements the emergency plan of the municipality and will...

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