Columbia Quick Response Service



2016 Dispatches
Jan 209
Feb 198
Mar 239
Apr 204
May 212
Jun 195
Jul 137
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 1394

2015 Unit Statistics
Last Update 12/31/2015
QRS-8 2100
QRS-8-2 262
QRS-8-3 133
QRS-800 124
EC-8 283

2016 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 4
Feb 3
Mar 4
Apr 4
May 3
Jun 4
Jul 2
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 24

Municipality Responses
Columbia Borough 1304
West Hempfield Township 71
Other 19
Total 1394

Previous Year Responses
2015 2523
2014 2151
2013 1944
2012 2048
2011 1932
2010 1817
2009 1673
2008 1231
2007 1413
2006 1649
2005 1365
2004 1147
2003 639
Total 21532

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Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program
 
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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!

Webmaster, July 09

A very big THANK YOU goes out to all of our local Businesses that helped make our 2016 Carnival/Fireworks Show a huge success. Without all of your help we would never have been able to hold such an event for the Community!

Columbia QRS
Jon Loreto & Pyro Illusions
Columbia Fraternal Association
Columbia Lions Club
Kleen Rite Corporation
Gorman Distributors
Heisey Mechanical
Gambys Disposal
Turkey ... (Full Story)


 
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13 YEARS OF COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY

Webmaster, July 01

July 1st 2003 at 00:00:01 hours the Columbia Quick Response Service, Unit # 8 was placed into service for the very first time, handling its first call within hours.

Thirteen years, 22,793 responses, & countless man hours later we continue to provide top notch care to those in need. The PA Dept. of Health said it best: "The Columbia QRS has been and will continue to be trend setter in QRS/BLS care ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ANNUAL COLUMBIA FIREWORKS & CARNIVAL

Webmaster, June 28

Be sure to join us on Saturday July 9th for our meat bingo, carnival & annual fire works display.

-Meat Bingo begins at 1:00PM
-Carnival opens at 5:00PM (Food & Games)
-Live Music from 6-8PM & Karaoke From 8-10PM
-Fireworks are at approximately 10:00PM

All proceeds benefit the Columbia QRS

We hope to see you there!... (Full Story & Photos)

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COLUMBIA/WRIGHTSVILLE ROUTE 462 BRIDGE "LIGHTS OUT"

Webmaster, June 14

Due to it being "MAYFLY" season and in the best interest to motorist driving on the Route 462 bridge Which spans from Columbia to Wrightsville the lights on the bridge will be turned off as not to attract these nuisance bugs! If you remember last year around this time there were that many Mayfly's attracted to the pole lights that it caused blizzard like conditions along with causing quite a few ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CONGRATULATIONS MR. & MRS. SEIBERT

Webmaster, June 04

The Columbia Quick Response Service volunteers would like to congratulate Tyler R. Seibert (EMS Chief 8) on his marriage to Ms. Jenna Barclay. Over 200 family and friends gathered at Moonstone Manor in Elizabethtown for the wedding ceremony which took place at 3pm with former District Justice Judge Robert Herman officiating the marriage. We wish both Tyler & Jenna much happiness in their new journey ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VEHICLE ACCIDENT WITH FIRE ON ROUTE 441

Webmaster, May 13

This morning QRS 8 responded to Route 441 in the area of Blue Lane for a Class 1 Vehicle Incident with the vehicle reported to be on fire. QRS 8 & EMS Chief 8 both responded immediately. Units arrived and confirmed a working engine compartment fire and the patient to be already out of the vehicle. Crews found minor injuries, treated the same and handed care over to Medic 77-6 for transport to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMS WEEK PROCLAMATION AT BOROUGH HALL

Webmaster, May 09

Tonight Department Leaders & providers, along with members from Susquehanna Valley EMS were invited to Columbia Borough Hall at the Monthly Council meeting to recognized for the upcoming EMS Week. Mayor Lutz read the proclamation aloud to the audience while providers in attendance stood in front. Thank you Columbia Borough!

First Proclaimed by President Ford, National EMS Week is an opportunity to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews working to free the subject. (T&A Picture)
Crews working to free the subject. (T&A Picture)

ENVIRONMENTAL RESCUE ON CHIQUES

Webmaster, April 17

This afternoon QRS 8 was dispatched along with Medic 77-6 (Susquehanna Valley EMS), & Fire Units from West Hempfield Fire & Rescue & Maytown-East Donegal Township Fire Department for an Environmental Rescue at Chiques Rock County Park. QRS 8 responded immediately with 2 EMT's.

Update from County Communications during response of a subject stuck in the mud up to the waist. QRS 8 arrived and rode back ... (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
E-mail: Info@columbiaqrs.org
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