Community Outreach & Paramedicine

Community Outreach & Paramedicine

We are pleased to welcome Ryder Cuddington to Community Paramedicine and Outreach.  He will be assisting Lainey Volk with helping vulnerable community members stay in their homes longer, scheduling and conducting CPR/First Aid classes, he is certified under Safe Kids Worldwide to install child seats and provides back fill as an EMT.  Peggy Long helped…

Intricacies of an EMS Call

Intricacies of an EMS Call

It’s four o’clock in the morning and you find that you can’t wake up your partner. After an agonizing moment, you decide you need to call 911. Dispatch takes your call; they determine where you are and ask you questions about the situation. They may even guide you through CPR on the phone. In most…

2021 Paramedic Response Times for San Juan Island EMS

2021 Paramedic Response Times for San Juan Island EMS

With the upcoming election, many members of the public have asked questions about various aspects of operations at San Juan Island EMS, including questions regarding paramedic roles in emergency response. As a public agency and a subsidiary of San Juan County Public Hospital District #1, we encourage curiosity from the community in the day-to-day operations…