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Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support Class

Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad Recently hosted the practical skills session for a Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTSL) class. The class was supported by our partners at CPH and enabled EMS provides from across St. Lawrence County to train in best practices in trauma life support.

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Red Cross Blood Drive at PVRS

There is a need for blood donations even in these strange times. PVRS will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday June 16 from 1 pm to 6 pm. Donating is fast and easy. You must sign up in advance on the Red Cross site. If you can’t…

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PVRS Trains With Norwood Beach Lifeguards

Potsdam Rescue members frequently interface with other local agencies during medical emergencies. Many times these other agencies provide initial care why PVRS responds. During the summer local residents take advantage of many of the local watering holes. PVRS conducts hands-on training with lifeguards to ensure good care of injured people…

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PVRS Responses

Calls Run

December: 177
FY2024 (YTD): 552
FY 2023: 2447
FY2022: 2291
FY2021: 2276
FY2020: 2042

ALS Intercepts

December: 10
FY2024 (YTD): 43
FY2023: 162
FY2022: 136
FY2021: 149
FY2020: 153

Public Events

December: 4
FY2024 (YTD): 14
FY2023: 47
FY2022: 37
FY2021: 30
FY2020: 23