Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad

 

2018 volunteer Hours
Jan 1730 Jan 1263 Jan 1032 Jan 744
Feb 1497 Feb 1324 Feb 996 Feb 563
Mar 1781 Mar 1649 Mar 899 Mar 822
Apr 1268 Apr 1460 Apr 879 Apr 678
May 1577 May 1317 May 867 May 524
June 1442 June 1348 Jun 1065 Jun 1036
July 1851 July 1355 Jul 1115 Jul 614
Aug 2042 Aug 1043 Aug 1237 Aug 463
Sept 1658 Sep 1316 Sep 1150 Sep 1041
Oct 1081 Oct 1083 Oct 812
Nov 1505 Nov 915 Nov 809
Dec 1469 Dec 1244 Dec 619
Year 2018 Year 2017 Year 2016 Year 2015
16130 12482 8714
Total 16130 12482 8714

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

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Vice President Chris Schoon, October 09

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
“Far too many women, 1 in 8 to be precise, are diagnosed with breast cancer. Thanks to earlier detection – through screening and increased awareness – and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying from breast cancer has dropped almost 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, saving 322,000 lives.”
This statistic is from the Women’s Health Network. I am one of those ... (Full Story & Photos)

Baileigh McBride - EMT -B
Baileigh McBride - EMT -B

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National night Out at Stafford Marketplace
2018
National night Out at Stafford Marketplace 2018

National Night Out

Vice President Chris Schoon, August 23

First of all, thank you to everyone who took part in the activities at National Night Out. Undeterred by the thunderstorm, members ran for shelter like everyone else, while the storm passed and then got back to work. Some of our members assisted with the events at Lions Field, even taking a turn at the grill. Other members were at Stafford Marketplace fitting free bike helmets and teaching the kids ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations, Graduates! Spring Fire & EMS Recruit Classes

Vice President Chris Schoon, July 15

Last night I attended the Stafford County Volunteer EMS and Fire Recruit Academy graduation held at Stafford Senior High School. This night celebrated the time and efforts of the students on their completion of over 150 hours of classroom and skills time that started in January. The Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue squad had students in both classes. Congratulation to Matt Bingham and Garrett Casey ... (Full Story & Photos)

Victoria Sommer, President Angela Wilhelm,Matt Bingham, Ellenah Garcia, Rescue Chief Jayne Toellner (back row);                                          Nelson Bruni and Garrett Casey (Front)
Victoria Sommer, President Angela Wilhelm,Matt Bingham, Ellenah Garcia, Rescue Chief Jayne Toellner (back row); Nelson Bruni and Garrett Casey (Front)

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arms straight, shoulders over the victim's chest, push deep, push fast
rate is 100-120 compression per minutes
arms straight, shoulders over the victim's chest, push deep, push fast rate is 100-120 compression per minutes

Do you remember your CPR training?

Vice President Chris Schoon, June 19

June 1-7th is National CPR and AED awareness Week....

but anytime is a good time to learn CPR and how to use an AED(Automatic External Defibrillator).

I have asked before and I will ask again. Do you know CPR? Here is a short quiz to see what you remember.
1. When you start CPR?
a. When someone won’t respond, has a pulse but not breathing
b. When someone is unresponsive, not breathing, and no ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMS WEEK OPEN HOUSE

Vice President Chris Schoon, May 13

To Celebrate the Squad will hold an OPEN HOUSE on Sunday May 20 th between 2-4 pm at the station at 1001 Washington Drive. The theme this year is Stronger Together”. Our crews work and train as a team. Crews work crazy hours; responding to calls at all hours of the day or night. We see people on their worst days. Come see us on a good day!
Come tour the station and ambulance. Enjoy refreshments including ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMS WEEK Open HOUSE 2015
EMS WEEK Open HOUSE 2015

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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.
 
Professionalism – Integrity – Respect- Honor

 

 

 

 


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