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News & Events

APPARATUS TO BE EQUIPPED WITH ZOLL X SERIES MONITORS/CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATORS

APPARATUS TO BE EQUIPPED WITH ZOLL X SERIES MONITORS/CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATORS

Due to an exciting 1.8 million dollar grant acquired by the Spokane Valley Fire Department in conjunction with Spokane County and Zoll Medical devices, for the first time in the history of SVFD, all front line apparatus will be equipped with identical X Series Monitors/Cardiac Defibrillators. Regardless of whether they are a (BLS) Basic Life […]

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FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL HEART HEALTH MONTH!

FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL HEART HEALTH MONTH!

February 14th is Valentine’s Day!  A day that is celebrated throughout the US as well as in many other countries.  The history of Valentine’s Day dates back to the ancient Romans and Victorian England. It is celebrated by giving candy, flowers, and gifts to your sweetheart.  This year how about giving yourself a gift, to […]

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WINTER WEATHER STORMS: WHAT TO DO BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER

WINTER WEATHER STORMS: WHAT TO DO BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER

Winter storms and blizzards can bring cold temperatures, freezing rain, snow, ice, high winds and resulting power failures. How can you stay safe under winter storm conditions? How can you keep yourself and your family warm? You may be asking yourself, what is the difference between a winter storm WATCH and WARNING? According to the […]

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COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION (CRR) WEEK

COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION (CRR) WEEK

                    Each of the city councils of Liberty Lake, Millwood, and Spokane Valley have proclaimed January 18 – 24, 2021, as CRR Week!  We invite you to learn about CRR as we participate in the second annual CRR Week campaign.  CRR Week is an opportunity for […]

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HYPOTHERMIA

HYPOTHERMIA

Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, causing a dangerously low body temperature. A temperature below 95⁰F is a medical emergency.  When your body temperature drops, your heart, nervous system and other organs can’t work normally. Signs and symptoms of hypothermia: Slurred speech or […]

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