Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad

 

2017 volunteer Hours
Jan 1263 Jan 1032 Jan 733
Feb 1324 Feb 996 Feb 563
Mar 899 Mar 822
Apr 879 Apr 678
May 867 May 524
Jun 1065 Jun 1036
Jul 1115 Jul 614
Aug 1237 Aug 463
Sep 1150 Sep 1041
Oct 1083 Oct 812
Nov 915 Nov 809
Ded 1244 Dec 619
Year 2016 Year 2015
12482 8714
Total 12482 8714  

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad

Recruitment Time/winter precautions

Vice President Chris Schoon, February 21

What do you have planned for this year? This is my annual recruitment drive. The rescue squad is a great way to serve your community. It can be as an EMT, ambulance driver or administrative member. Yes, our trained members answer emergency 911 call, but administrative members can assist with public education events with local community organization, health fairs, and scouting groups. For admin. members ... (Full Story)


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

HOLIDAY SAFETY

Vice President Chris Schoon, December 11

Did you check your smoke detector last month with the time change? Even some electrical smoke detectors have an expiration date. The United States Fire Administration recommends replacing smoke alarms at 10 years from date of manufacture. Smoke alarms should be installed in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area, and on every level of the home, including the basement. Test smoke alarms ... (Full Story & Photos)

Safety First

Training Lt. Chris Schoon, October 23

The home is full of an abundance of safety concerns when it comes to children. As parents, grandparents, neighbors and sitters there is much we can do to prevent a tragedy.
Choking and Strangulation hazards
- Make sure your baby’s crib meets the current safety standards established by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association.
- Make sure there are no broken or missing hardware in cribs
- Use ... (Full Story)


Adult CPR
Adult CPR

Safety Hazards

Training Lt. Chris Schoon, August 21

The home is full of an abundance of safety concerns when it comes to children. As parents, grandparents, neighbors and sitters there is much we can do to prevent a tragedy.
Choking and Strangulation hazards
- Make sure your baby’s crib meets the current safety standards established by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association.
- Make sure there are no broken or missing hardware in cribs
- Use ... (Full Story & Photos)

On July 21st, 1989 Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad went live and "Harbour 9" was on the air.

President Angela Lang (Wilhelm), July 21

On July 21st, 1989 Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad went live and "Harbour 9" was on the air.

The Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad had its beginnings with an ad for an Emergency Medical Technician class that appeared on the signboard at the Aquia Harbour community gate in December 1988. Ten residents responded to that ad placed by the Squad's first Rescue Chief, Dick Wiczalkowski and attended ... (Full Story & Photos)

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  Twenty-Eight Years of Service

 Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad has been proudly serving the residents of

Stafford County since July 21st,1989.

Starting as a first response team in the Harbour, the squad quickly expanded and now serves over 18,000 homes. Our first due response area includes, Aquia Harbour, U.S. Route 1 south to Foreston Drive and north to Telegraph Road, west on Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) to Shelton Shop road including the subdivisions north and south of Rte. 610. Aquia Harbour Rescue is one of the busiest station in Stafford County with easy access to Route 1, I-95 and Garrisonville Road.

Our organization consists of EVOC certified drivers, EMT-Bs, EMT-Intermediates, and Paramedics with a support group of administrative members. Our apparatus include Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance, and Basic Life Support Ambulance (BLS), a Response Vehicle, and Fire Engine (Engine 9 is staffed by Stafford County Career Firefighters and Paramedics).

Rescue 9 stresses training, teamwork, and community service. Membership meetings are held at our training center located at 475 Aquia Towne Center Drive, Suite 109 in the Aquia Towne Center the 2nd Wednedsay of the month at 8:00 p.m. Monthly training is provided at the station or at the county public safety building for continuing education credit. Certification classes are paid for by the squad for our membership. Senior members mentor our newly certified EMTs to provide experience and knowledge that only comes with time. Yearly community events include "Save Your Heart for Love", a first aid mini course for children, EMS Week, Aquia Harbour's 4th of July Parade, National Night Out, and the International Fall Festvial at St William of York. Community First Aid, Babysitting and Community/Professional Rescue CPR/AED classes are held year round.

If you are interested in serving your community and volunteering at our station, Click on the "How to Join" button on the tool bar,  call the station at 540-658-5339 or email us at recruitment@ahvrs.org.  We look forward to meeting you!

Getting together is a start, remaining together is advancement, and  working together is an achievement.
 
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