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Protect Yourself from the Heat

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

    As we continue to break records for high temperatures in Northern Nevada it is imperative to think about how to keep yourself and your family safe this holiday weekend.  Here are a few tips to help you beat the heat. Dress for the heat. Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing. Light colors will reflect away some of […]

Save A Heart

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Save A Heart, Save a Life
2012 Free CPR Class and Simple 7 Health Expo

Learn CPR at Aces Stadium

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

REMSA and Reno Aces partner to offer free CPR Awareness classes to the community during National CPR and AED Awareness week.

Playground Safety

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Each year, more than 200,000 children go to U.S. hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment, this equates to one child being injured every two and a half minutes. Most injuries occur when a child falls from the equipment onto the ground. Many backyard play-sets are placed on dirt or grass–surfaces that do […]

Red Light? Move RIGHT

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

As the area’s leading paramedic ambulance provider, REMSA, along with local fire and law enforcement officials need your help. A few minutes, even a few seconds, can mean the difference between life and death. So when you hear a siren or see emergency lights, remember to do your part to help make sure emergency vehicles […]

Family Safety Preparedness

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Safety is always a top priority for families. However, families often do not have a safety plan and are ill prepared for possible emergencies. REMSA would like to remind families about what can be done to be better prepared. Four Steps to Safety 1. Find Out What Could Happen to You • Contact your local […]

Water Skiing Safety

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Water-skiing is an exciting and challenging sport. However, it can also be a dangerous sport if all safety precautions are not obeyed and followed. REMSA would like to remind water skiers of some safety tips to follow while enjoying the summer months while water skiing: The Ski Area The size of the water area in […]

Workplace Eye Safety Month

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

A significant number of eye injuries causing visual loss, disability and blindness occur in the workplace each year. REMSA would like you to know that 90 percent of them can be prevented with appropriate protective eyewear. The following are tools that can help prevent eye related injuries in the workplace. 1. The workplace is one […]

Medication Misuse

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

The correct medication at the correct dosage has the ability to make a sick person healthy. However, the wrong medication, or the wrong dosage also has the ability to make a healthy person sick or the sick even sicker. REMSA would like to share the importance of carefully reading and reviewing medication instructions to avoid […]

Child Passenger Safety Week

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

February 7, 2006 The importance of child safety while transporting children will be reinforced during Child Passenger Safety week on Feb. 12-18. REMSA would like to remind people that motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of children ages 1 to 14. But children ages 4 to 8 who use booster seats and safety […]