Tag Archives: EMT

Facebook Post Connects Store Employee With EpiPen-Carrying Shopper Who Saved Her Life

Thursday afternoon in Afula, Alin Lea Blu, an employee in a local store, had an anaphylactic reaction after snacking on a dairy product. She started calling for help, shouting “I can’t breathe, I’m going to die”.  Michael Elharar, a volunteer … Continue reading

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Elad Student Suffers Severe Allergic Reaction and is Saved By an EpiPen

On Sunday, a yeshiva student was in the middle of shiur on Ben Uziel Street, in Elad, when suddenly he got an allergic reaction due to coming in contact with peaches to which he is severely allergic. United Hatzalah Dispatch … Continue reading

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Rosh Tzurim Woman Suffers Anaphylactic Shock, Saved By Member of Her Community With an EpiPen

On Thursday afternoon, just before 4:00 p.m., a woman in her 40s in Rosh Tzurim began to feel a shortness of breath after having a mid-afternoon snack. She was unaware of having any allergies and rushed outside to ask some … Continue reading

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Wrestling With the Angel of Death and Prevailing

On Sunday morning just after 2:00 AM, an elderly man suffered a cardiac arrest on Hiya Ubanav Street in Tiberias. His panicked daughter alerted emergency services and also made sure to call Yair Nahum, a family acquaintance and volunteer EMT … Continue reading

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“Direct Missile Strike” – Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill Held By United Hatzalah and IDF in Kibbutz Kvutzat Yavneh

“Direct Missile Strike!” – On Monday evening that was the emergency alert received by dozens of first responders in the region of Kvutzat Yavneh as part of the joint training drill that was conducted by United Hatzalah and the IDF. … Continue reading

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Beitar Illit Man and Haifa Woman Saved in Separate Incidents Involving Successful CPR 15 minutes apart

On Tuesday morning two people were saved after suffering cardiac arrests thanks to the quick intervention of emergency medical personnel. The first incident took place on Hatanya Street in Beitar Illit just before 9:00 a.m. when a man in his … Continue reading

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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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Sakhnin Gunshot Victim Treated By United Hatzalah EMTs Amidst Ongoing Wave of Violence In Arab Sector

On Monday night, a man was shot close to his home in the northern city of Sakhnin. The circumstances of the incident were unclear. Passersby called emergency services for help.  United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Abd Al Rahman Raya was driving … Continue reading

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Good Neighbor: United Hatzalah Volunteer Saves Her Neighbor’s Life

Last week, Tamar Grunebaum Ben Ari, a United Hatzalah volunteer in Kfar Saba, was at her home when she received a call about a suffocation victim. What would normally be a routine event for a woman who has been an … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Refugees Train To Become EMTs in Israel

Ten members of Uman’s Breslov community who fled to Israel at the onset of the war trained to become EMTs with United Hatzalah in hopes of returning to Ukraine and assist their community.  On Thursday last week, a very special … Continue reading

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