Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad

 

2017 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 1348 Jun 1065 Jun 1036
July 1355 Jul 1115 Jul 614
Aug 1043 Aug 1237 Aug 463
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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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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Jeff Walker, Danielle Shriver and Victoria Sommer
Jeff Walker, Danielle Shriver and Victoria Sommer

Spring is coming!

Vice President Chris Schoon, April 07

As I have written in the past, we like to celebrate when our members earn a new certification. This month one of our EMTs, Victoria Sommer, passed the national nursing exam. She will be working In the burn center in Richmond. Congratulations, Victoria!

Once the weather improves many of us will be out working in the yard with plant and chemical dangers that we may or may not know much about. There ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Save Your Heart for Love - American Heart Month

Vice President Chris Schoon, January 17

National Wear Red Day® is Friday, February 2, 2018

Support Go Red For Women by participating in National Wear Red Day® on Friday, February 2, 2018 and show your support for American Heart Association during American Heart Month.

Heart Month
The first American Heart month took place in February 1964. At that time more than half of the deaths in the United States were caused by cardiovascular ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Chief Jayne Toellner and Squad President Angela Wilhelm flank Jeff Walker
named Squad Person of the Year 2017
Rescue Chief Jayne Toellner and Squad President Angela Wilhelm flank Jeff Walker named Squad Person of the Year 2017

2017-2018 AHVRS Leadership/Recognitions

Vice President Chris Schoon, October 21

The Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad held elections for new officers at their membership meeting on October 11th. The 2017-2018 Officers will be:
President – Angela Lang Rescue Chief- Jayne Toellner
Vice President – Chris Schoon Vehicle Lt. – Joe Dietz
Recording Secretary – Janet Schroeder Admin. Lt. – Jeff Walker
Treasurer – Jeff Walker Supply Lt. – Roxanne Dunn
Membership Secretary ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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.
 
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