Columbia Quick Response Service



2017 Dispatches
Jan 200
Feb 173
Mar 195
Apr 208
May 243
Jun 215
Jul 217
Aug 247
Sep 214
Oct 212
Nov 114
Dec
Total 2238

2017 Unit Statistics
Last Updated 10/31/2017
SQUAD-8-1 1930
SQUAD-8-2 213
SQUAD-8-3 38
AMB-8-1 33
SQUAD-800 70
EC-8 70

2017 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 3
Feb 4
Mar 8
Apr 3
May 4
Jun 2
Jul 4
Aug 2
Sep 5
Oct 5
Nov
Dec
Total 40

Municipality Responses
Columbia Borough 2097
West Hempfield Township 101
Other 40
Total 2238

Previous Year Responses
2017 2238
2016 2475
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 26245

Particpating Member

Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

Welcome to the Columbia Quick Response Service Inc.
dba: Columbia Emergency Medical Services

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.

Divider
L-R: Mr. Barry Deets, Paramedic Shaw, EMT Applegarth, & Paramedic Cortes
L-R: Mr. Barry Deets, Paramedic Shaw, EMT Applegarth, & Paramedic Cortes

CLINICAL SAVE AWARD

September 13

Tonight at the monthly Columbia Borough Public Safety Meeting, Unit Member - Paramedic Colin Shaw was recognized by Susquehanna Valley EMS for his role in the life saving efforts of Mr. Barry Deets. Mr. Deets is the Father of former Unit Member Andrew Deets, who served the Department for over 5 years.

On 07/22/17 @ 14:14 hours, Squad 8-1 (Paramedic Shaw) along with Medic 77-3 (SVEMS-Mount Joy) were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
CRASH WITH FIRE ON CHIQUES

September 10

Columbia EMS has responded to 5 calls and is handling two stand-by's this morning. Squad 8-2 responded to this crash with roll over/fire on Route 441. Squad 8-3 is providing rehabilitation to firefighters from York stations 21/41 at a structure burn, while Squad 8-1 attended a 9/11 memorial service at the Locust Street Park in the Borough.... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
COLUMBIA HIGH FOOTBALL

September 08

Tonight Columbia EMS Ambulance 8-1 reported for duty at Crimson Tide Stadium - Go Tide! No incidents were reported. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
DRIVE UP HEROIN OD

August 26

As crews were on station this evening a bystander pulled into the front of the station with an apparent overdosed passenger. Chief Seibert alerted the 911 center while CEMS Volunteers Elliott & Splain provided patient care, Susquehanna Valley EMS then transported the patient to a local Hospital.... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
ENTRAPMENT IN MARIETTA

August 12

This afternoon Squad 8-1 was dispatched to assist Marietta Fire on a Vehicle Accident with multiple people trapped on Route 441 at Furnace Road in Marietta Borough. Squad 8-1 arrived on the scene with 1 EMT & 1 Paramedic and assisted with treating some of the 6-7 patients on the scene, and assisted Medic 86-5 during transport to the local Trauma Center. Squad 8-1 cleared with in 45 minutes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
ANOTHER BUSY DAY IN THE COMMUNITY

August 12

This morning Columbia EMS crews stood by for the annual Chiques Challenge event on the Susquehanna River with assistance from Columbia, Maytown & Marietta Fire Departments, crews handled one minor medical issue. In the afternoon Squad 8-1 attended the Faith Community Church's 'Back 2 School' event at Makle Park in between 911 calls.... (Full Story & Photos)

'Back 2 School' Event at Makle Park
'Back 2 School' Event at Makle Park

Divider
17 RUNS & LIBRARY VISIT FOR MONDAY

August 07

Today proved to be a steady one for our Volunteers. Columbia EMS staffing 3 units including the Ambulance responded to 17 individual incidents within a 12 hour time span. In between runs, Ambulance 8-1 stopped by the Columbia Public Library for their annual summer reading program, where the children were read a book about EMT's and given a tour of the Ambulance before members had to leave early for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
UNIT MEMBERS GRADUATE PARAMEDIC PROGRAMS

August 04

Columbia EMS would like to Congratulate Unit Members Colin Shaw & Douglas Shook on completing their perspective Paramedic Programs! Colin & Doug were both EMT's & Volunteer countless hours each month staffing the Squads & Ambulance at Columbia EMS, we wish you both well! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider

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.


Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc.
336 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 30
Columbia, PA. 17512-0030

Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 717-684-3500
Station Fax: 717-426-1238
E-mail: Info@columbiaqrs.org
Copyright © 2017 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)