Tag Archives: Ambulance

Man Suffering Severe Hypoglycemia Successfully Treated By United Hatzalah EMT During 20-Minute-Long Wait For Ambulance

Jeremie Korchia, a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah, was working from his home in Holon last Thursday afternoon when he was alerted to a man suffering from a case of severe hypoglycemia (dangerously low-blood sugar) in his neighborhood. He jumped … Continue reading

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Modi’in Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Revived by ‘A Couple’ of EMTs

On Monday evening, an 85-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Modi’in and collapsed unconscious. His worried caretaker called emergency services for help.    Moshe Arking was on his first shift as a United Hatzalah ambulance driver … Continue reading

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Violent Brawl in Kfar Yasif Leaves Resident in Serious Condition

Late Wednesday night, a violent brawl broke out close to a church in the town of Kafr Yasif in northern Israel. A man in his twenties was stabbed in the abdomen. Worried passersby called emergency services for help.   United … Continue reading

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Man Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident on Highway 4 Reconnects With First Responders Who Saved His Life

Two weeks ago, Shimshon Shaharbani was seriously injured in a car accident that took place close to the Holot Interchange on Highway 4.  On Sunday, the United Hatzalah volunteers who responded to the incident and saved his life, paramedic Tal … Continue reading

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Medical Staff and EMTs Save The Life Of Choking Resident in a Senior’s Home in Kiryat Ata

On Monday around noon, a 62-year-old man choked on a boureka that he was eating in a nursing home in Kiryat Ata. The choking senior was brought to the attention of the surrounding medical personnel who immediately started to try … Continue reading

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First Time’s a Charm

At around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, a 2-year-old girl with a background of medical illnesses and complications and several catheterizations was in her home in Nof HaGalil and was given her regular prescribed medications by her parents. As the minutes … Continue reading

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Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer

On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern town of Jadeidi-Makr. All of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle, crashed, and flew off of it, sustaining … Continue reading

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Arab Man Shot in Tamra, Rescued By First Responders

On Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m., a 45-year-old man was in the soccer field in Tamra, an Arab city in the lower Galilee, when he was shot by an armed gunman. He sustained serious injuries having been shot five … Continue reading

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Givat Shmuel Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Workout, Saved By Fellow Gym Members

On Sunday morning just after 6:00 a.m. a man who was exercising in a gym HaZetitim Street in Givat Shmuel suddenly collapsed in the middle of his workout. A personal trainer from the gym who saw what had happened ran … Continue reading

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Small Acts Can Make A Big Difference

On Monday at around 2:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man sitting on a chair in a subterranean parking garage in Tel Aviv suddenly lost consciousness and keeled over. To the horror of the surrounding people, the man was completely unresponsive. They … Continue reading

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