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Hatzalah Volunteers Bring Ambulance & Equipment to Nursery Students Learning the Letter “heh”

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 in Community

On Nov. 14 Volunteer EMT’s from Hatzalah were invited to come to visit the 5 classes of the Nursery program of YTT-JDBY. The students were learning about the letter “heh” which they were able to easily spot on our ambulance! In the classroom they were shown some of our diagnostic tools such as our stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and pulse oximeter. Afterwards we went out to the playground where the ambulance was and the...

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Summertime Safety PSA

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in Community

The summer is always fun in Chicago! But with the heat comes activities that can lead to life threatening emergencies. We’d like to highlight 3 issues that are often encountered in the summer. Please take a look at these posters and educate yourself on the steps to take to prevent an...

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Happy EMS Week!

Posted on May 19, 2016 in Community

We’d like to say thank you to all of our EMS brothers and sisters making this city a safer place! Thank you for everything you...

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Hatzalah’s Newest CPR Instructors Give AHA’s Healthcare Provider Course

Posted on Jan 4, 2016 in Community

On Sunday, January 3rd, Hatzalah Chicago’s newest CPR Instructor’s taught a Healthcare Provider CPR Course to 11 community members. The instructors, whom are also current volunteers with Hatzalah either as Responders or Dispatchers, want to do more to help bring healthcare and the best medical outcomes to the community. We would like to thank our CPR training oversight from Addison Fire Department for coming out and participating in...

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In Memoriam: Dan Capuano, CFD

Posted on Dec 14, 2015 in Community

It is with a heavy heart that we report on the loss of our CFD brother, FF/PM Dan Capuano of TL34, a 15 year veteran that has served our city with great courage and had spent his career putting the safety of others ahead of his own. FF/PM Capuano is survived by his wife and three children. RIP brother. Read the ABC7 report here: FIREFIGHTER DANIEL CAPUANO KILLED IN SOUTH CHICAGO WAREHOUSE...

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Helpful Tips for Your Safety This Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 6, 2015 in Community

Hatzalah Chicago would like to wish the community a heartfelt Chanukah sameach (Happy Chanukah) as we welcome in the Festival of Lights at sundown tonight! We would like to remind the community to do their ‘due diligence’ when setting up and using their menorahs. Severe burns (especially pediatric) and damage to property are not uncommon during Chanukah, due to inattention to fire and NOT taking proper precautions. Please read the...

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