Delaware County

Delaware County EMS Named Tops In Ohio

14 Mar , 2020  

Delaware County’s Emergency Medical Services Department has been named the 2020 EMS Agency of the Year for Ohio. DCEMS’s medical director Dr. Ashish Panchal also has been named as the recipient of this year’s Frank Giampetro Distinguished EMS Educator of the Year award.

“These awards are a testament to the work our people have done to collectively steer the ship down a forward and positive path,” said DCEMS Director Jeff Fishel. “They are recognition of positive change, continued improvement and teamwork.” More…

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Delaware County

County EMS Receives American Heart Association Award

21 Jun , 2019  

For the sixth year in a row, Delaware County’s Emergency Medical Services Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Award for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. This year’s award makes them one of only eight EMS agencies in Ohio, out of nearly 1,500, to receive this national honor every year since its inception. More…

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Life in Delaware County

“Touch A Truck” Returns On June 8

3 Jun , 2019  

The Emergency Medical Services department in Delaware County partners once again with the MOMS Club of Delaware to host its popular and free “Touch a Truck” event.

This annual event invites families to get up and personal with a variety of emergency, law enforcement, fire and rescue vehicles. It takes place Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Delaware County EMS Station 8, located at 6457 Marysville Road in Ostrander. More…

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Delaware County

County EMS Citizens Academy Returns

19 Feb , 2019  

The Delaware County Emergency Medical Services department has announced the return of its Citizens Academy. This free weekly course provides Delaware County residents with a hands-on and up-close education about emergency services in the county.

Beginning March 14 and continuing for 10 weeks, Citizens Academy participants will attend an evening class every Thursday from 7 PM to 9 PM and during two Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM. Classes will take place at EMS headquarters, located at 10 Court St. in downtown Delaware, and occasionally at EMS stations in the county. More…