Tag Archives: Choking

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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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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Store Manager Saves Choking Baby

On Monday night, at 8:15 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Daniel Ashosh was managing his store in Alta shopping center in Ashdod when he suddenly heard shouting coming from outside. As the Alta shopping center is a busy and bustling … Continue reading

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EMT Arrives in 35 Seconds To Save A Neighbour’s Choking Baby

On Sunday afternoon, just before 1:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ron Cohen was in his home in northern Tel Aviv when his communications device began to ring, alerting Ron of a medical emergency occurring nearby. Just a few buildings … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Child Who Choked On A Candy

On Thursday night just before 8:00 p.m., a 12-year-old girl was playing with her year and a half old brother when he swallowed a large piece of candy. The candy became logged in the infant’s throat causing him to stop … Continue reading

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Getting A New Chance At Life, Just Before Pesach

On Thursday morning, just after 9:00 a.m., a man in his 70s was eating breakfast at his home on Herzl Street in Rosh Ha’ayin when he suddenly choked on a piece of orange. His caretaker saw what had happened and … Continue reading

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Returning A Life That Was Lost

On Friday afternoon, a 73-year-old Ramla resident with severe chronic medical issues sat down for lunch when he unexpectedly began choking. An alarmed family member called United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center. Volunteer EMT Eveyasaf Shiri was on his way … Continue reading

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Woman Saves The Life Of Her Own Daughter Thanks To Her EMT Training

Towards the end of 2019, Roxanne Weinberg took an EMT training course to become a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT so that she could help others. Little did she know that what she learned in the course would save the life … Continue reading

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Transforming A Good Deed Into Something Bigger

Kobi Ifargan is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT hailing from the city of Jerusalem. When Kobi is not active in saving lives, he is busy running his hair salon in Jerusalem. One afternoon, a couple of months ago, Kobi was … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Two Choking Victims At One Emergency

On Sunday evening United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Gavriel Bitton rescued two people, a father and a daughter from choking at the same incident. Gavriel who hails from Tel Aviv and serves as the team leader for United Hatzalah in the … Continue reading

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