Columbia Quick Response Service



2018 Dispatches
Jan 230
Feb 166
Mar 191
Apr 180
May 200
Jun 89
Jul 167
Aug 153
Sep 73
Oct 24
Nov 78
Dec
Total 1551

2018 Unit Statistics
Last Updated 3/31/2018
SQUAD-8-1 538
SQUAD-8-2 57
SQUAD-8-3 10
AMB-8-1 06
SQUAD-800 30
EC-8 24

2018 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 4
Feb 8
Mar 6
Apr 3
May 9
Jun 1
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 31

Municipality Responses
Columbia Borough 959
West Hempfield Township 75
Other 23
Total 1057

Previous Year Responses
2018 602
2017 2534
2016 2475
2015 2523
2014 2151
2013 1944
2012 2048
2011 1932
2010 1817
2003-2009 9117
Total 27143

Particpating Member

Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

Welcome to the Columbia Quick Response Service Inc.
dba: Columbia Emergency Medical Services

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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December 10

Santa arrived in style on Saturday December 8th for the yearly Santa Parade in Columbia! This program has been a hit over several decades beginning way back in the day when the program was first formed by the Linkous Family owners of the former C.A. Herr Hardware store and Ms. Melanie Keiser who was the coordinator of this event for many years. The Santa parade later then began a joint program ... (Full Story & Photos)

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THREE MILE ISLAND & PEACH BOTTOM TO TEST EMERGENCY SIREN SYSTEM

December 05

Siren's will be sounding on Thursday December 6th at 12:15pm as part of the emergency testing system for all areas within a 10 mile radius of these nuclear power generating plants. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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December 02

The members of Columbia EMS would like to take this time to congratulation Pa Paramedic Erich Geotz on the passing of your testing to becoming a Pa State Certified Paramedic!!! Erich has been volunteering as an EMT with Columbia EMS since back in 2015, living in Maryland Erich has been traveling to Columbia every month volunteering countless hours responding to the needs of the sick and injured ... (Full Story & Photos)

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6th Annual Winterfest & Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 25

On Sunday evening hundreds gathered for the 6th Annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony which was held at the Locust Street Park at the corner of 5th and Locust Streets, there at the countdown starting from 10 where hundreds and hundreds of led colored lights lit up the yearly decorated tree! As the lights luminated the area there was much Christmas cheer as famous holiday songs were sang while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption COLUMBIA QRS/EMS & COLUMBIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SPONSOR SANTA PARADE SATURDAY DECEMBER 8TH

November 21

The volunteers of the Columbia QRS/EMS are proud to be partnering with the Columbia Public Library for the annual Santa Parade to be held on Saturday December 8th! Anyone with questions can feel free to contact Steve Henry, Jr at 717-278-8732.... (Full Story & Photos)

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BUSY DAY FOR COLUMBIA VOLUNTEERS

April 21

Today, volunteers staffed Squads 8-1 and 8-2 in town, while Squad 8-3 stood by at Clipper Magazine Stadium for the Be The Difference 5K hosted by the Community Services Group. Columbia EMS was more than happy to volunteer our time, personnel and equipment for this event benefiting Mental Health First Aid training. In addition to the stand by, volunteers have responded to 10 emergency calls for service.... (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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Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc.
336 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 30
Columbia, PA. 17512-0030

On Duty Supervisor 717 847-1922
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 717-684-3500
Station Fax: 717-426-1238
E-mail: Info@columbiaqrs.org
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