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Tag Archives: Wayne County EMS

17-Year-Old Killed In Lawnmower Accident Near Mount Olive

17-Year-Old Killed In Lawnmower Accident Near Mount Olive

Around 8:30 AM Thursday, Wayne County EMS personnel were dispatched to the 200 block of Ramblewood Drive in Mount Olive.  The call was concerning a possible drowning.  The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was also dispatched to assist EMS personnel.  Upon arrival at the residence, EMS and sheriff’s office personnel found two individuals performing CPR on…read more »

BE SAFE IN THE SUN: Heat Indices Approach Dangerous Levels This Week

BE SAFE IN THE SUN: Heat Indices Approach Dangerous Levels This Week

Some of the warmest weather of the year is hitting Wayne County this week. The National Weather Service says temperatures are expected to top out in the mid-90s Thursday and Friday. Crystal Hardin, a Field Training Officer with Wayne County EMS, provided some heat safety tips earlier this summer. She says if you’re working outside, take…read more »

Wayne County EMS Offering Free CPR Classes To Community

Wayne County EMS Offering Free CPR Classes To Community

In a cardiac emergency, CPR can mean the difference between life and death. To help save lives, Wayne County EMS wants to train as many residents in CPR as possible. Wayne County EMS Director Dave Cuddeback talked with GoldsboroDailyNews.com about the community education program dubbed “One Million Compressions.” Cuddeback says the class teaches the latest CPR…read more »

THE HEAT IS ON: Stay Safe On Scorching Summer Days

THE HEAT IS ON: Stay Safe On Scorching Summer Days

The temperatures are rising and that’s leading to an increase in 911 calls for heat emergencies. Crystal Hardin, a Field Training Officer with Wayne County EMS, says they’ve been responding to more heat-related calls in the last few days, and everyone is at risk. That can include the elderly, those working in the sun, or athletes playing…read more »

UPDATE: Child Saved From Near-Drowning In Wayne County

UPDATE: Child Saved From Near-Drowning In Wayne County

A 12-year-old is saved from a near-drowning experience. Wayne County EMS and the Elroy Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to the possible drowning Sunday.  911 telecommunicators were able to provide CPR instructions to the 911 caller while the crews were still en route.  According to the parents, Faye and Paul Whitaker, the father performed the…read more »

Wayne County’s EMS Staff Applauded For Life-Saving Work

Wayne County’s EMS Staff Applauded For Life-Saving Work

This is National EMS Week and today is EMS Recognition Day honoring the emergency medical personnel who work to save lives in their communities. At this week’s county board meeting, Wayne County EMS Director Dave Cuddeback appeared with staff from his department to give them thanks. Cuddeback says Wayne County has the greatest assembled team…read more »

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