Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

2017 Incidents
January 287
April 299
May 350
June 392
Total 1328

2016 Incidents
January 333
February 307
March 373
April 317
May 352
June 385
July 388
August 375
September 347
October 339
November 296
December 361
Total 4173

Previous Alarm Totals
2016 4,173
2015 3,718

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Jul 23, 2017
National Weather Service Alerts for Suffolk County, New York

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Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.
Weekly Summer Safety Topic: Lawn Mower Safety

Lieutenant Michael Caron, July 09


- Only use a mower with a control that stops the mower blade from moving if the handle is let go.
- Children younger than 16 years should not be allowed to use ride-on mowers. Children younger than 12 years should not use walk-behind mowers.
- Make sure that sturdy shoes are worn while mowing.
- Prevent injuries from flying objects, such as stones or toys, by picking up objects ... (Full Story & Photos)

Riverhead Town Annual Fireworks Display

Lieutenant Michael Caron, July 03

On Monday July 3rd Riverhead Ambulance provided EMS coverage for the annual Riverhead Town Fireworks Display. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit: James Alfano
Photo Credit: James Alfano

Weekly Summer Safety Topic: Fireworks Safety

Lieutenant Michael Caron, July 03


- Fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars, and even death.
- Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders.
- Families should attend community fireworks displays run by professionals rather than using fireworks at home.... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Rescued After Kayak Overturns in Long Island Sound

Lieutenant Michael Caron, July 01

On the afternoon of July 1, 2017 Riverhead Ambulance was activated for a report of two people in the water after their kayak capsized in the Long Island Sound.

Lifeguards swam out around 3pm to rescue the kayakers and were assisted by the Riverhead Fire Department.

The kayakers were not injured and were released at the scene after they were evaluated by the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit: Riverhead News Review
Photo Credit: Riverhead News Review

Weekly Summer Safety Topic: Bicycle Safety

Lieutenant Michael Caron, June 25


- A helmet protects your child from serious injury, and should always be worn. And remember, wearing a helmet at all times helps children develop the helmet habit.
- Your child needs to wear a helmet on every bike ride, no matter how short or how close to home. Many injuries happen in driveways, on sidewalks, and on bike paths, not just on streets. Children learn best by observing ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.
1111 Osborn Avenue
PO Box 924
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Non-Emergency: 631-727-1686
Station Fax: 631-727-3041
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