Columbia Quick Response Service



2017 Dispatches
Jan 200
Feb 173
Mar 195
Apr 164
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 732

2017 Unit Statistics
Last Updated 03/31/2017
QRS-8 529
QRS-8-2 61
QRS-8-3 05
Ambulance-8-1 0
QRS-800 17
EC-8 16

2017 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 3
Feb 4
Mar 8
Apr 3
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 18

Municipality Responses
Columbia Borough 696
West Hempfield Township 29
Other 07
Total 732

Previous Year Responses
2017 732
2016 2475
2015 2523
2014 2151
2013 1944
2012 2048
2011 1932
2010 1817
2009 1673
2008 1231
2007 1413
2006 1649
2005 1365
2004 1147
2003 639
Total 24739

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Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program
 
Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

Welcome to the Columbia Quick Response Service Inc.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc. is to provide Columbia Borough and surrounding Communities in which we serve, with compassionate care in a time of need. Our pre-hospital service is trusted by our residents and must always be maintained at the highest level of standards.   This is an organization comprised of dedicated and competent caregivers listening and communicating the needs of our patients. Our existence is not just to respond to the calls of the sick and injured, but to have involvement in the community, and to implement programs that will benefit and enhance well-being and quality of life.

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TEXTING & DRIVING AWARENESS EVENT

April 25

Be sure to come out this Thursday night to meet with us at the Columbia Borough Police Department!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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AMBULANCE # 8 GOES IN SERVICE

April 21

Well folks, it's official! Ambulance 8-1 was placed into service this weekend and has begun transporting patients from our service area. Congratulations to EMTs Kayla Brown and Doug Shook for completing the first transport! We look forward to being able to serve the citizens of Columbia and surrounding area in changing times. The officers and members of Columbia EMS thank everyone who has been a part ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ambulance 8-1 at Lancaster General Hospital
Ambulance 8-1 at Lancaster General Hospital

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23 RUNS & 2 STAND-BYS FOR THE WEEKEND

April 17

This past Easter weekend was a steady one for the Volunteers. On Friday crews handled 6 responses. At 0700 Saturday morning the Ambulance completed a structure burn stand-by for Maytown FD. During the same time QRS 8 and 8-3 stood by at Gladfelters Field for the Borough's annual Easter Egg Hunt, crews also handled 7 responses throughout the day.

Sunday, Columbia EMS maintained two dedicated crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DEPUTY CHIEF SELAK RECOGNIZED

April 12

Tonight Columbia EMS Deputy Chief / Paramedic Tyler Selak received a clinical excellence award presented at the Columbia Borough Safety Meeting from Susquehanna Valley EMS.

On December 5th 2016 shortly after 0700 D/C Selak was alerted to a Class 1 sick person in the Borough. D/C Selak responded immediately on QRS 8 and after arriving to find a female patient in distress, It was determined the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WATER RESCUE & A CRASH

April 11

This evening just after shift change QRS 8 handled back-to-back calls including a water rescue on the Susquehanna River & a crash on Route 30. Minor injuries were found at both incidents. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FIRST DUE SHOOTING

March 12

This morning at 0744 hours QRS 8 was sent to the 300 block of Avenue I for a reported Shooting. Upon response, an update from County Communications of a subject shot in the leg after an attempted robbery at another location. Units arrived and confirmed non-life threatening injuries and returned with-in 15 minutes.... (Full Story & Photos)

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COLUMBIA EMS MEMBERS ATTEND 2017 ANNUAL REVIEW

February 05

Saturday February 4th members from the Columbia QRS participated in our annual review and continuing education session. Members received education on CPAP, Narcan procedures, High Performance CPR, Advanced Life Support Assistance, and a review with our Medical Command Physician. Presenters included Paramedic Lieutenant Ryan Runkle from Northwest EMS, Board Chairman Tim Brown, Chief Tyler Seibert, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CQRS MEETS WITH CUB SCOUT PACK 35

January 30

This evening Cub Scout Pack 35 met with Columbia Borough officials at the Borough hall to discuss the different agencies and what they do for the community. On hand were members from the Columbia Borough Code Enforcement Office, Public Works, Planning, Columbia Borough Police and Fire Departments as well as members from CQRS. EMT Gardill, EMS Chief Seibert and Deputy EMS Chief Selak spoke with the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc. is approved by the Federal Internal Revenue Service as a 501 C (3) Non Profit Organizaiton all donations are tax deductible.  All officers and members are 100% volunteer and do not receive any compensation.  The official registration and financial information of the Columbia QRS, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


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336 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 30
Columbia, PA. 17512-0030

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