Tag Archives: Choking

From Postal to Post Trauma – EMT Saves Child’s Life Amid Visit to Post Office

On Monday afternoon, United Hatzalah’s dispatch center received an emergency call just after 1:00 p.m. regarding a child who was choking. The child was at daycare when he choked on a piece of a cookie that he was eating. United … Continue reading

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I Saved My Daughter’s Life Because My Grandmother Collapsed in Front of Me

“I will never forget the image of my daughter choking before my very eyes.” This statement was made recently by Yisrael Amar, a United Hatzalah volunteer who decided to become a volunteer EMT and first responder because of a personal … Continue reading

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Story From the Streets Yishai Gavra – A Solomonic Tale of Two Children

I remember the incident like it was yesterday. Some incidents you simply don’t forget, especially when they involved the birth of your first son.   On July 11th, I was at home in Zichron Yaakov with my very pregnant wife … Continue reading

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When An Abated Emergency Suddenly Turns Real Again

Volunteer EMT Responds to One Emergency Saves Someone Suffering Another It doesn’t happen very often that an EMT can be called to one medical emergency and save someone involved in another that takes place at the same location. That is … Continue reading

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Daycare Teacher Saves Choking Child by Following Instructions Provided by Volunteer Israel EMS Organization

On Tuesday, a two-year-old child choked on a banana that he was eating while in daycare in Bnei Brak. The daycare teacher who followed the instructions provided to her by United Hatzalah, saved the child’s life. Uzi Barak, a volunteer … Continue reading

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Woman saves her own daughter two days after graduating safe-family first-aid course

When Lital Halperin participated in United Hatzalah’s first-aid course two weeks ago, she did not know that only two days after finishing the course she would need the training to save her own daughter’s life. Lital is a mother of … Continue reading

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