Columbia Quick Response Service



2016 Dispatches
Jan 209
Feb 198
Mar 239
Apr 204
May 212
Jun 195
Jul 193
Aug 213
Sep 190
Oct 227
Nov 205
Dec 2
Total 2287

2015 Unit Statistics
Last Update 12/31/2015
QRS-8 2100
QRS-8-2 262
QRS-8-3 133
QRS-800 124
EC-8 283

2016 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 4
Feb 3
Mar 4
Apr 4
May 3
Jun 4
Jul 4
Aug 3
Sep 3
Oct 8
Nov 4
Dec
Total 44

Municipality Responses
Columbia Borough 2126
West Hempfield Township 116
Other 38
Total 2280

Previous Year Responses
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 21532

Particpating Member

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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ANNUAL COLUMBIA SANTA PARADE

Webmaster, December 01

Be sure to come out for the annual Columbia Santa Parade! Children can meet & get their FREE picture taken with Santa at the Columbia Public Library. Children will also receive a small gift and refreshments! We hope to see you there!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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TWO CARDIAC ARRESTS

Webmaster, November 17

At 07:55 this morning QRS 8 was alerted to the 100 block of South 3rd Street for a Cardiac Arrest. Units arrived and confirmed a Class 4 patient. Then just before noon QRS 8 was special requested on a Cardiac Arrest in West Hempfield Township on Ferndale Road. QRS 8 arrived just behind Medic 700. Units worked for about 30 minutes before transporting to the local hospital. Our thoughts and prayers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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INDUSTRIAL RESCUE

Webmaster, November 16

Today at 14:40 hours QRS 8 was alerted to the 1600 block of Lancaster Avenue at Musser's Supply for an Industrial Rescue. QRS 8 responded immediately and was advised of a subject with his arm trapped in a cement auger. QRS 8 was first arriving unit and confirmed entrapment of the arm up to the elbow in the auger.

Rescue Units from Columbia Borough & West Hempfield Fire Departments arrived and began ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TWO SEPARATE BURN VICTIMS

Webmaster, November 15

QRS 8 responded to two separate incidents today for Burn patients. The first was in the 300 block of Chestnut Street for a burn to the forearm after a welding accident. Later in the evening QRS 8 responded to the 200 block of Union Street for a Class 1 Burn patient with airway burns after smoking while wearing oxygen. The patient was found to have second and third degree burns to the airway of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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BACK-TO-BACK CALLS ALL DAY LONG INCLUDE TWO ACCIDENTS & A CODE

Webmaster, November 13

Today proved to be a steady day for the Volunteers with them handling 10 responses. Starting around 0400 QRS 8 was on the road for a Class 1 fall victim, then at 0700 QRS 8 & 8-2, along with the Chief were out for back-to-back calls including a crash with reported Entrapment. Around 1030 units responded for a Stroke & another minor crash. Between 1600 & 1700 units responded to three Class 1 incidents. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ROLL OVER CRASH ON 30 KICKS OFF SUNDAY

Webmaster, November 06

QRS 8 started out Sunday morning with back-to-back runs. The first run was for abdominal pain in the down town district, shortly after QRS 8 was sent to US Route 30 West just before the Bridge for a two vehicle accident with one vehicle flipped over. Very minor injuries were found.... (Full Story & Photos)

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TIDE CRUSHES KENNARD-DALE @ LAST HOME GAME OF THE YEAR

Webmaster, November 04

Tonight QRS 8-3 is stood by for the last home game of the year for the Columbia Crimson Tide. The TIDE pulled through with a win over Kennard-Dale 43-14. No injuries were reported.

Congratulations to the Columbia High Team on a great season, we are looking forward to next year!! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TRICK-OR-TREAT NIGHT IN THE BOROUGH

Webmaster, October 31

Tonight as in every year on Trick-or-Treat night the Volunteers from the Columbia QRS were out at Sixth & Locust Streets handing out candy. The crews met with over 500 children handing out candy!... (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

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