Columbia Quick Response Service



2014 Dispatches
Jan 182
Feb 162
Mar 190
Apr 140
May 182
Jun 156
Jul 201
Aug 200
Sep 160
Oct 201
Nov 150
Dec 0
Total 1924

2014 Unit Statistics
QRS-8 1521
QRS-8-2 188
QRS-8-3 130
QRS-800 77
EC-8 151

2014 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 6
Feb 6
Mar 6
Apr 1
May 7
Jun 1
Jul 1
Aug 5
Sep 1
Oct 4
Nov 1
Dec
Total 39

Years Past In Review
2013 1944
2012 2048
2011 1932
2010 1817
2009 1673
2008 1231
2007 1413
2006 1649
2005 1365
2004 1147
2003 639

Particpating Member

Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program
 
Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

Welcome to the Columbia Quick Response Service Inc.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc. is to provide Columbia Borough and surrounding Communities in which we serve, with compassionate care in a time of need. Our pre-hospital service is trusted by our residents and must always be maintained at the highest level of standards.   This is an organization comprised of dedicated and competent caregivers listening and communicating the needs of our patients. Our existence is not just to respond to the calls of the sick and injured, but to have involvement in the community, and to implement programs that will benefit and enhance well-being and quality of life.

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THANK YOU SOUKUPS AUTOMOTIVE

Webmaster, November 21

On behalf of the Officers & Members of the Columbia QRS we would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Soukup's Automotive for taking care of our Rigs. Always without hesitation or appointment Chris and his staff see to it that they take care of our needs whether it be flat tires or head/tail lights out. Every time we get the same response "its a donation". This does not go unnoticed and greatly appreciated!!

Soukups ... (Full Story & Photos)

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8 RESPONSES INCLUDING A WORKING FIRE ON THURSDAY

Webmaster, November 20

Yesterday was a steady day for the Columbia QRS! Members handled a call an hour from 0900 to 1300. During that time QRS 8 responded to a working garage fire in the 500 block of Avenue G. The crew staged by the Command Post & later provided rehab services to the firemen. During the same time QRS 8-2 responded to the 400 block of Locust Street for a reported electrical fire in the wall. No injuries ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NIGHT SHIFT HANDLES STABBING AT THE STATION

Webmaster, November 18

Shortly after settling in for the night, at 00:56 County Communications alerted QRS 8 to our station for a Class 3 laceration. Surprised of the dispatch, crews headed downstairs to find the patient waiting out front. Apparently the patient was involved in an altercation in a different Municipality, in which they were stabbed and found their way to Columbia. The incident was upgraded and care was transferred ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CBAA "C" TEAM GOES TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Webmaster, November 15

All of the Columbia QRS units, along with the Borough Police & Fire Department escorted the CBAA "C" Team Boys through town during their departure to the Championship game in Manheim!!! Way to make us Columbia Proud Boys, Roll Tide Roll!!!!!

The CQRS is PROUD to do all of the Columbia Boys Athletic Assc. home game stand-by's free of charge!

The attached video is from & belongs to Cole Umber.... (Full Story)


 
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THE COLUMBIA QRS GOES PINK!

Webmaster, October 01

The Officers & Members of the Columbia Quick Response Service Inc; are very excited to announce that we are going pink for the month of October! What's going pink you may ask? Our gloves, our uniform shirts, and our "red" SUBURBAN! That's right our first due unit for the month of October will be wrapped in PINK to support EVERYONE a crossed the world battling Breast Cancer.

Make sure you keep an ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FEET IN THE STREET STAND-BY

Webmaster, September 26

This evening the Volunteers of the Columbia QRS stood-by for the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce First Annual "Feet In The Street" Event. This is event is based of Food Truck Vendors from all a crossed the Lancaster & York area. This event was held on the "Fourth Friday" of the month. The event stretched a one block radius on Locust Street and was very well attended.

The three Columbia QRS ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VETERANS MEMORIAL BRIDGE RE-DEDICATION

Webmaster, September 19

Day shift crews participated in the Re-Dedication Ceremony of the Veterans Memorial Bridge today. Crews provided an escort for old style vehicles that are the same age of the bridge and that would have driven on the bridge when it was first opened in 1930.

A special Thank you to the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce for the invitation to participate in this very important event! We were proud ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ANNUAL 9/11 CEREMONY-LET US NEVER FORGET

Webmaster, September 11

This morning at 0900 hours five members from the Columbia QRS traveled to the County Training Center to participate in the September 11th remembrance Ceremony. Crews took time to remember those had made the ultimate sacrifice that morning and those from Lancaster County that passed away in the Line of Duty.

May you all Rest In Peace and Thank You for your Service!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc. is approved by the Federal Internal Revenue Service as a 501 C (3) Non Profit Organizaiton all donations are tax deductible.  All officers and members are 100% volunteer and do not receive any compensation.  The official registration and financial information of the Columbia QRS, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


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Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc.
336 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 30
Columbia, PA. 17512-0030

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Non-Emergency: 717-684-3500
Station Fax: 717-426-1238
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