Tag Archives: Paramedic

Sexagenarian Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Resuscitated By First Responders

Friday morning just after 9:00 A.M, a woman in her 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in her home in Netanya, prompting her son to call for help.  Rahamim Cohen, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was driving to work when the … Continue reading

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Yamam Officer Noam Raz Commemorated As Volunteer House Inaugurated In His Memory

On Monday, four months after veteran police commando Noam Raz fell in combat, a United Hatzalah Volunteer House was inaugurated in his memory in the community of Adei Ad in the Binyamin region.  Raz, who served as a volunteer paramedic … Continue reading

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Treating An Injured Motorcyclist Amid A Field Transfer

On Sunday night at around 11:00 p.m., a 35-year-old motorcyclist was racing along the dimly lit streets in the northern town of Jadeidi-Makr. All of a sudden, he lost control of the vehicle, crashed, and flew off of it, sustaining … Continue reading

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Nahariya Man Collapses Mid-Exercise At A Local Gym

On Wednesday in Nahariya, at around 8:00 p.m., a 50-year-old man was performing his intense exercise regimen in a local gym when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. His fellow gym mates stopped their respective workouts, rushed to … Continue reading

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“The Angel of Death” Paramedic Reflects on Meron One Year Later

By Avi Marcus I felt like the angel of death last year in Meron. I was supposed to leave the mountain and the festival at 12:00 a.m. as that is when my shift ended. I am the Deputy Head of … Continue reading

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Heartfelt Thoughts on Being Dispatched To The Ukraine Border

By Avi Marcus On Thursday just around noon, I was notified that I would be leading a medical and humanitarian expedition to the Ukraine border with Moldova to assist the refugees fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. This would be the … Continue reading

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Responding From Home And En Route

On Monday morning at around 7:30 a.m, an older woman suffered a cardiac arrest on Matityahu Street in the town of Gan Yavneh. Worried family members called emergency services for help. Seconds later, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Tal Mor and … Continue reading

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Soccer Fan Suffers Cardiac Arrest Mid-Game Rescued By On-Scene Paramedic

Almost three weeks ago, on Monday evening at the soccer game between Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Maccabi Haifa in the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium in Be’er Sheva, Yossi Cohen, a 42-year-old man, suffered a cardiac arrest. Fortunately, United Hatzalah volunteer … Continue reading

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Shabbat Rescue in Karnei Shomron

On Friday at around 5:10 p.m., during the evening prayer service, a 47-year-old man lost consciousness and collapsed onto the floor of the synagogue in Karnei Shomron. Two men davening in the shul, a congregant with EMT training and a … Continue reading

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Treating a victim of a fallen tree branch

On Sunday morning, at around 10:00 a.m., an Arab construction worker was hit in the head by a falling tree branch while working at a construction site on Ben Ish Chai Street in Beit Shemesh. The branch fell from a … Continue reading

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