Monthly Archives: September 2021

United Hatzalah Ambulance Team Saves Choking Victim On Rosh HaShanah

Just after 2:30 pm on Wednesday afternoon, the second day of Rosh HaShanah, United Hatzalah regional paramedic Doron Shapir, was in the middle of an ambulance shift on the organization’s mobile intensive care ambulance in the Haifa region, when he … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Woman Saved After Near-Fatal Allergic Reaction To Pomegranates and Honey On Rosh Hashanah Night

On the first night of Rosh Hashanah, a woman’s life was saved after she had an anaphylactic reaction to Honey and Pomegranates. The incident took place in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem, as families were sitting down to eat the … Continue reading

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A Satisfaction All It’s Own

On Wednesday evening at 7:33 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer Bat Sheva Gross was baking at home when she was alerted by dispatch to a medical emergency that was occurring nearby. A woman was in the late stages of labor in … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah and IDF Homefront Command Train Muslim East-Jerusalem Volunteers In Earthquake Response

30 Muslim United Hatzalah volunteers from east Jerusalem underwent specialized rescue training by the IDF’s Home Front Command last week. The purpose of the training was to enable the volunteers, all fully trained medical first responders, to provide an initial … Continue reading

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Blessings From The Sky – United Hatzalah’s Tiberias Chapter Introduces Aquatic Rescue Drone

Last month, United Hatzalah’s Tiberias chapter received a special life-saving tool, a brand new aquatic rescue drone. The new drone is powerful enough that it is capable of carrying and safely dropping life preservers for drowning victims anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Performing CPR In Nursing Home

On Monday afternoon, just before 2:00 p.m., a 61-year-old man was sitting down for a meal with his wife in the dining hall of their nursing home on Malachi Yisrael Street in Jerusalem. The elderly couple were enjoying lunch when … Continue reading

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Two Successful CPRs In Eilat In One Day

On Friday morning, at 9:30 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Natan Balti was in his home in the southern city of Eilat when he was alerted to a nearby medical emergency. A 35-year-old woman with a suspected psychiatric background was … Continue reading

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