Columbia Quick Response Service



2015 Dispatches
Jan 199
Feb 188
Mar 200
Apr 176
May 215
Jun 221
Jul 221
Aug 234
Sep 25
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 1679

2015 Unit Statistics
QRS-8
QRS-8-2
QRS-8-3
QRS-800
EC-8

2015 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 2
Feb 2
Mar 5
Apr 6
May 1
Jun 1
Jul 5
Aug 0
Sep 1
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 23

Years Past In Review
2014 2151
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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ASSIST TO MANOR TOWNSHIP

Webmaster, August 18

Today QRS 8 was requested by Medic 700 to assist Medic 77-24 & QRS 90 with lifting on a Stroke. Upon arrival, the QRS 8 crew members assisted with patient lifting before returning available. QRS 8-2 maintained a second crew in quarters while QRS 8 was out. Throughout the remainder of the day QRS 8/8-2 handled 7 additional runs including a Heat Exposure call that upgraded to a Respiratory Arrest.

"We're ... (Full Story & Photos)

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River Baptism
River Baptism

TWO STAND-BY'S & TWENTY-ONE 911'S FOR THE WEEKEND

Webmaster, August 09

It has been a usual steady weekend for the crews from the Columbia QRS handling 21 responses since Friday. On Saturday morning, three crews stood by for the annual Chiques Challenge event sponsored by the SVCC. On Sunday afternoon QRS 8-2 stood by at the Columbia River Park for a local church Baptism Ceremony. Both events did not require any emergent needs.

We'd like to see extend a special Thanks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WORKING HOUSE FIRE & NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Webmaster, August 04

Earlier this past week on Tuesday, August 4th crews from the Columbia QRS were preparing to depart for National Night Out at Gladfelters when a Pre-Alert sounded for a Dwelling Fire in the 800 block of Housten Street. QRS 8 was first to arrive on the scene with heavy smoke showing from the Charlie side of the 2 1/2 duplex. Crews from QRS 8 provided rehab/drinking water & checked vital signs of all ... (Full Story & Photos)

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22 RUNS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS

Webmaster, August 03

Today has proved to be a busy one for the crews on duty handling 22 runs in past 24 hours. A wide variety of calls ranging from medical to trauma to a working kitchen fire kept QRS 8, 8-2 & the Chief out for most of the day. In between "down time" crews managed to wash all of the rigs & complete house chores, along with getting materials ready for National Night Out & held the monthly Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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THANK YOU LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH

Webmaster, July 31

Late last week the front pad of the station was re-done compliments of our strong partnership with Lancaster General Health. We would again like to Thank LG Health for all of their hard work they do to keep our station in tip-top shape! Please be sure to check back for updates to our flower bed & painting upgrades around the station!... (Full Story & Photos)

Our newly paved front pad.
Our newly paved front pad.

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WEEKLY COLUMBIA SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM VISITATION

Webmaster, July 10

Earlier today QRS 8 & the Chief attdented the weekly SFS Program, thank you to everyone that stop out to see us this afternoon at the VFW on Manor Street. Crews are out with the Columbia Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) educating the Borough's youth on Summer safety practices & our equipment!... (Full Story & Photos)

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12 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.

Twelve years, 20,208 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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L-R: Chief Seibert, Captain Peters, EMT Poole, & Lt. Cramer.
L-R: Chief Seibert, Captain Peters, EMT Poole, & Lt. Cramer.

UNIT MEMBERS ATTEND THE FUNERAL SERVICE OF FF WOODY WOODWARD

Webmaster, May 27

Today Unit Members attended Funeral Services of Firefighter Woody Woodward of Rohrerstown FD. FF Woodward fought a courageous battle with cancer, Rest In Peace brother. It was an Hinor to have been there!... (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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