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PMREMS newsletter

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View into 2020 O

ffering a view into 2020 comes through with insight about Pocono Mountain Regional EMS professionals, plus seasonal tips to avoid healh risks. Something new reminds all to bring PMREMS Subscription Drive details to local business owners

and Human Resrouces as this is an amazing way to enhance employee benefits. Then there’s opportunities to attend an event that spends time honoring local Emergency Services and a list of PMREMS Board meetings for the year.

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Staff Spotlights Written By+About PMREMS

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The More You sKNOW Winter Health Tips

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Business Drive Unique Benefit Perk at Work

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Heroes Night Honoring Local EMS Pros

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2020 Board Meetings Open to the Public Dates

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Save the Date 2020 Community Events


se g me n t 2020 Opens doors to your PMREMS professionals with “Staff Spotlight” bios created by PMREMS’s own Sunshine VanGorder and TJ Prince

Watch for monthly insights that invite a friendly behind the scenes view


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Emergency responders and healthcare professionals far and wide would side with the golden rule–plan before you play. Its not only a way to have a good time, it helps with injury prevention and ensures your well being, along with the safety of those around you. With this in mind, before you head out for winter sport recreation or even a snow clearing situation, be sure to follow a few simple rules:

Be Sure To Let Others Know Your Plans ...these include: where, when & what you’ll be doing

Bring A Cell Phone Should An Emergency Arise ...if unable to carry a mobile device, stay in sight of others

Stick To The Rules

...they are in place for a reason - your own safety -plus- the safety of others

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Snow

Severe snowstorms, even mild flurries, bring about concern over health hazards. Slip-and-falls, exposure to the elements, even shoveling statistically share a fair amount of risk of serious injuries, even death. Nationwide, snow shoveling is responsible for thousands of injuries, and as many as, 100 deaths each year. While most people won't have a problem, shoveling snow can put some at risk of a heart attack. Sudden exertion, like moving pounds of snow after being inactive for several months, can put tremendous strain on the heart. Even pushing a heavy snow blower can also cause harm. Add in the chill factor. Cold weather can increase heart rate and blood pressure. It can make blood clot more easily and constrict arteries; which decreases blood supply. Individuals over the age of 40 or who are relatively inactive should be particularly careful though this is true in healthy people too.

National Safety Council recommends the following to shovel safely: Do not shovel after eating or while smoking Take it slow & stretch out before you begin Shovel only fresh, powdery snow; it's lighter Push the snow rather than lifting it If you lift snow, use a small or only partially full shovel Lift with your legs, not your back Do not work to the point of exhaustion Know the signs of a heart attack, stop immediately & call 911 if you're experiencing any as every minute counts

Pocono Mountain Regional Emergency Medical Services shares facts like these from professionals; though you should always consult your physician for advice before heading out in the ice.


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HERO: NIGHT OF HONORING THE POCONO EMS HEROES

SAVE THE DATE

Honoring the Pocono EMS Heroes

When you need them most, the Emergency Medical Services professionals are your lifeline to life-saving care. Join us as we recognize these men and women on March 26th for a night of honoring the EMS heroes serving the Poconos.

For additional information, please contact LVHN—Pocono Foundation at 570-476-3530 or Give.lvhn.org/poconohero.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 Cost per person is $100. All event proceeds go directly to the four EMS agencies serving the Poconos for much needed equipment. Terraview at Stroudsmoor Country Inn 5:30 p.m.


Pocono Mountain Regional Emergency Medical Services

Pocono Mountain 135Regional Tegawitha Road, Emergency Tobyhanna, PA 18466 Medical Services Phone: 570-839-8485 Fax: 570-839-0777 135 Tegawitha Road, Tobyhanna, PA 18466

Phone: 570-839-8485 Fax: 570-839-0777 2020 Board of Directors Meetings January 16, 2020

2020 BoardFebruary of Directors Meetings 20, 2020 March 16, 19, 2020 January 2020 April 23, 2020

February 20, 2020 May 21, 2020

March 19, 2020 June 18, 2020

April 2020 July23, 16, 2020 August 20, 2018

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September 17, 2020

June 18, 2020

October 22, 2020

July 16, 19, 2020 November 2020 December 17,2018 2020 August 20, All meetings are held at Tobyhanna Township 17, Municipal September 2020Building – 105 Government Way, Pocono Pines, PA beginning promptly at 7pm.

October 22, 2020 November 19, 2020


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