We call it the Shabbos ambulance shuffle. Moving ambulances around so the Shabbos drivers can have them positioned near their homes. It just so happens that the Shabbos shuffle saved a life a few weeks ago. One of our volunteer in RBS Gimmel was preparing to pick up one of ambulances and take it home Read more about When the Shabbos ambulance shuffle helped save a life[…]
Summer is here, and for most of us pet owners, that means time to go out and explore the wonderful outdoors! Even though we are still in the middle of a pandemic doesn’t mean that our dogs have to stay cooped up in the house, right? Summer also brings on many safety risks for our Read more about The Top 5 Safety Tips For Keeping Your Dog Cool This Summer[…]
Your dog does not feel the heat as you do. His body is designed to conserve heat. A dog’s sweat glands are located on the pads of his feet and nose, and they are inadequate for cooling your dog’s total body mass on hot days. The only innate cooling mechanism your dog has is panting. Read more about Summer Safety Tips – Dogs[…]
One of the most important things we all need to know is car safety. Every summer our call center alone gets calls to come to save children or pets that have been left in a car. This is a very severe issue. You know parked cars get hot, but what you might not realize is Read more about Summer Saftey Tips – Cars[…]
Welcome to the HBS Blog. We’ve been doing this EMS thing for quite a while, and we have lots to share! Of course, we don’t share things like pictures and specific call information, but we can share life inside HBS, some of our new initiatives, safety tips, and we can also introduce you to some Read more about Welcome to the HBS Blog![…]
Lavey Freedman typically responds to call when most people are in their beds. Lavey was recently honored at a tekes organized by the city for his hard work.
During the first 9 days of December, residents of RBS A, G and G2 called HBS 42 times for emergency assistance. Of those 42 calls: – 27 were transported to the hospital or other medical facility by HBS – The remaining 15 were incidents which HBS treated on the scene, but did not require or Read more about Call Stats: December 1-9, 2018[…]
From the HBS special files: Yesterday, we responded to a call where a child fell off his bike and suffered a facial trauma. Unfortunately, this child lost a tooth. When someone loses a tooth, it’s imperative to get the tooth back into the mouth as quickly as possible, if the tooth is still intact. This Read more about HBS: Going the extra mile. A recent story.[…]
Boy, is it hot today! Temperatures are expected to reach into the 90’s, but may not feel like it due to a light wind and low humidity. Some heat wave safety tips: 1. ALWAYS CHECK YOUR CAR TO ENSURE NO ONE IS LEFT INSIDE! Take the extra few seconds to ensure no one is left Read more about Hot weather safety tips from HBS[…]
Hatzala Beit Shemesh, the local Hatzala organization, is not currently making phone calls to solicit funds. If you receive a phone call from a lady stating that they are collecting for the local Hatzala – IT IS NOT HATZALA BEIT SHEMESH.