Tag Archives: EMS

Amid Operation “Shield and Arrow”, United Hatzalah Raises Alert Level

Amid IDF Operation “Shield and Arrow”, United Hatzalah is raising its level of alert and preparing for a possible security escalation in southern Israel. During a situational assessment held in the organization’s temporary Command and Control Center on Mount Meron, … Continue reading

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Following Recent Wave of Terror Attacks, United Hatzalah Conducts Simulated Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill for Women

On Friday morning, United Hatzalah, Israel’s national volunteer-based EMS organization, held a simulated mass casualty incident (MCI) training drill that simulated a terror attack on a bus. The drill involved the response of dozens of emergency medical personnel, all of … Continue reading

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EMT Saves Coworker at Concrete Factory in Northern Israel

On Thursday morning, a 50-year-old woman went into cardiac arrest in the middle of her shift at a concrete factory in Migdal Tefen in Northern Israel. Worried staff alerted their coworkers who then called EMS for help. Anan Merey, a … Continue reading

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Herzliya Man In Serious Condition After Shooting Incident, Saved by EMTs

On Monday evening, a man in Herzliya was badly injured in an act of violence that took place on Ben Gurion Boulevard, the man suffered 5 gunshot wounds to his torso and legs. United Hatzalah’s Dispatch and Command Center alerted … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Man Revived by United Hatzalah’s EMT’s After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

On Tuesday afternoon, a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in an open park on Nahar Hayarkon Boulevard in Beit Shemesh. Worried passersby called the United Hatzalah Dispatch Center for assistance. The dispatch center automatically notified the closest … Continue reading

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Of Fire, Ladders, and Leaps Of Faith

Being trapped in a burning building is a nightmare that thankfully few people ever have to face. Jumping out of windows to escape is usually a scene reserved for movies. Real life, though, can sometimes be just as dramatic as … Continue reading

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Early Morning Rescue Saves The Life of Jerusalem Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest in Front of His Family

Early Sunday morning, just before 4:00 a.m., a man in his late 60s was not feeling well at an apartment on Abulafya Street near Nachalot. He began to make gurgling sounds and his wife and daughters woke up from the … Continue reading

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Venture Capitalist Eric Reiner Joins U.S. National Board of United Hatzalah, Appointed President of Young Leadership for the Organization

In an effort to expand awareness and support for emergency medical services in Israel, Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel is pleased to announce that the Founder and Managing Partner of Vine Ventures,  Eric Reiner, has joined the organization’s U.S. National … Continue reading

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‘’Being in the right place at the right time’’

On Sunday morning around 10 am, a young boy approximately eight years old was crossing the street when he was struck by a car and severely injured. The accident took place at the Hapikud intersection, near Nazareth during rush hour. … Continue reading

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An Immigrant Doctor, A Soldier, and His Father, Save A Life During Friday Night Dinner

Last Friday night, a woman choked while having dinner with her family in a well-known restaurant in Modi’in. Her relatives immediately alerted emergency services, and were relieved to see two United Hatzalah EMTs arrive at the scene within mere seconds. … Continue reading

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