Tag Archives: EMTs

In Wake of Hurricane Fiona- Combined Israeli-U.S. Volunteer Aid Group Becomes A Force Multiplier of Human Intervention in Puerto Rico

On Friday, September 23rd, a team of seven first responders and mental health experts arrived in San Juan to assist residents in the country find relief in the wake of Hurricane Fiona. The battered residents, particularly in the southwestern side … Continue reading

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Olim Find Purpose and Community Volunteering With United Hatzalah

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for … Continue reading

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Father and son EMT team save a life on Simchat Torah

On Simchat Torah morning at around 7:00 a.m., a 35-year-old man in the city of Petah Tikva fell unconscious as he was standing on his porch. His wife heard the fall and called emergency services straight away. Dispatchers gave instructions … Continue reading

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Family Of Boy Who Drowned in Sedot Michah and Miraculously Survived Thanks First Responders Who Saved Their Son

On Tuesday morning a week ago, United Hatzalah volunteers were dispatched to a private pool at a vacation home in Sedot Michah where a two-year-old boy had drowned in a private pool. The volunteers who arrived performed CPR on the … Continue reading

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Keep Fit And Save Lives – The Race To Save Lives 5K

From July 12th until August 16th, United Hatzalah of Israel is inviting people from all across the globe to participate in an international race that is taking place in local parks, streets, and even in the comfort of one’s own … Continue reading

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Remembering the Fallen In The Time of Corona – United Hatzalah Volunteers Hold Special Ceremony for Fallen of INS Dakar

On Monday, Erev Yom HaZikaron, 69 Jewish, Christian and Muslim volunteers from the Givat Shmuel and Tel Aviv – Yaffo chapters of United Hatzalah held a special ceremony to honor the memories of the 69 fallen soldiers who lost their … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Partners To Develop New App That Alerts Users If They Have Been Exposed To Coronavirus

Track Virus is a new Israeli app that will alert users who have been in the vicinity of someone diagnosed with Coronavirus The new Track Virus app has been developed in partnership with United Hatzalah of Israel and will notify … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the Call of Duty, Dedication Without Borders

Volunteers always go beyond the call of duty as that is what volunteering means. But there are some cases in which even volunteers go well beyond what is and can be expected of a volunteer. Just such an occasion occurred … Continue reading

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Only 10% of Israelis Know How to Properly Administer CPR

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you had a serious medical emergency and collapsed on the street? Who would help you? Sadly, according to a new study that was carried out by the Smith Institute, only 10% of … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMT Goes Extra Mile and Provides for Infant of Patient Left at Home

On Thursday night, just after Midnight, United Hatzalah received an emergency alert about a woman who had given birth a week and a half prior who was suffering from gynecological complications. Two minutes after the call came in two United … Continue reading

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