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October 17, 2018

Emergency Services recipients of AgriSpirit Fund

Huron County Emergency Services is pleased to announce they are recipients of the 2018 Farm Credit Canada, AgriSpirit Fund. The Public Access to Defibrillator Program (PAD) was chosen as one of eighty programs from over 1400 applications across Canada. The AgriSpirit Fund awards organizations in four areas: those providing community enhancement or service, health and […]

April 18, 2018

Huron County Paramedic Service Treating Sudden Cardiac Arrest in a Way Never Seen Before

Goderich, Ontario: A new lifesaving device and new technology are helping Huron County Paramedic Service (HCPS) battle the health crisis of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In addition to equipping its ambulances with a high-quality, automated CPR Device, to help Huron County paramedics treat SCA, they have implemented a therapy called Shock Sync™. Huron County is one of the first in Canada to make the use of this technology mandatory on all SCA patients.

January 17, 2018

Huron County Paramedic Services announces the launch of Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver Huron uses radio frequency technology to assist in locating individuals who may wander or bolt; typically individuals living with Alzheimer disease, Autism, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury or other kinds of cognitive impairment.

November 17, 2016

Huron County Heroes Recognized for Saving Lives

First responders recognized for saving lives at a recent meeting of County Council

October 28, 2016

Huron County paramedics organize ‘First Aid for the Hungry’ campaign

Annual food drive aims to beat last year’s total of 4635 lbs collected.

August 9, 2016

Signs of Stroke? Call 911

Approximately 50 per cent of people who think they’re having a stroke are making a grave mistake by driving themselves, or have someone else drive them, to the nearest emergency department instead of calling 911.

July 7, 2016

Huron County Council Discontinues Advanced Care Paramedic Program

Following a program review, County Council has voted to discontinue the Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) Program effective immediately within the terms of the collective agreement.

November 18, 2015

Huron and Perth counties report on EMS merger analysis

Amalgamation of two departments is not recommend by working group

March 20, 2015

Huron & Perth Counties Investigate Merging Emergency Services

Huron & Perth counties investigating possibility of merging their emergency services