Columbia Quick Response Service



2016 Dispatches
Jan 209
Feb 198
Mar 239
Apr 204
May 212
Jun 195
Jul 193
Aug 213
Sep 101
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 1764

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 1
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 30

Municipality Responses
Columbia Borough 1654
West Hempfield Township 89
Other 21
Total 1764

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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OVER NIGHT STABBING ON LOCUST STREET

Webmaster, September 03

Early this morning at 03:49 hours QRS 8 responded to the 200 block of Locust Street in the Borough for a report a male with a stab wound to his neck. QRS 8 arrived and found the same & assisted Medic 77-62 during transport to the local Trauma Center.

QRS 8 handled six other responses during the night shift to include a heroin overdose, & reported Cardiac Arrest. Early on in the evening QRS 8-3 stood ... (Full Story & Photos)

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L-R: Lancaster County Commissioner Joshua Parsons & CQRS Executive Director Frank Splain.
L-R: Lancaster County Commissioner Joshua Parsons & CQRS Executive Director Frank Splain.

COUNTY COMMISSIONER JOSHUA PARSONS VISIT'S THE CQRS

Webmaster, September 02

The Columbia Quick Response Service was honored to have a special visit Friday morning from Lancaster County Commissioner Joshua Parsons. Columbia QRS Executive Director Frank Splain provided an overview of the service that the Columbia QRS Volunteers provide to the Community. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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13 RUNS FOR THE DAY INCLUDE: HEROIN OD, CODE, & A CRASH ON RT. 30

Webmaster, August 28

Sunday proved to be a busy one for the Columbia QRS Volunteers with unit members handling 13 calls for service. The first call for an Assault rang in at 0200 hours. Crews treated the subject that was robbed & returned shortly after.

Starting at 09:34 hours crews ran a call an hour for the next 12 hours to include: 2- Diabetic Problems, 2- Assaults, Abdominal Pain, Breathing Problem, Fall Victim, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Route 30 Crash
Route 30 Crash

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L-R: Chief Seibert, Director Splain, A-Platoon Captain Peters.
L-R: Chief Seibert, Director Splain, A-Platoon Captain Peters.

REST IN PEACE CHIEF MOHR

Webmaster, August 27

Today Unit Members attended the Funeral Services of past Fire Chief Joseph Mohr of the Bainbridge Fire Department. Rest In Peace Chief Mohr!... (Full Story & Photos)

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BACK TO BACK CARDIAC ARREST'S IN THE TOWNSHIP

Webmaster, August 24

Tonight at 18:24 hours QRS 8 was dispatched to the Northern section of West Hempfield Township for a reported Class 1 Choking. QRS 8 responded immediately and was advised that a subject was choking on peanut butter and was now reported to not be breathing. QRS 8 arrived on the scene first and found the subject to be in Cardiac Arrest. Crews from QRS 8, Susquehanna Valley EMS 77, West Hempfield Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMT'S VISIT WITH COLUMBIA LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Webmaster, August 18

Today four members were invited by the Columbia Public Library to show the children what it is like to be an EMT. Members gave tour of our units and our equipment, along with reviewing safe summer practices. Lancaster County 911 was also on hand to review dialing 9-1-1 for help in the case of an emergency. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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COLUMBIA QRS DONATES NARCAN TO BOROUGH POLICE

Webmaster, August 09

**Script below is from Lancaster News Paper/Lancaster Online**

Columbia QRS recently donated 12 doses of Narcan, an opiate antidote used for heroin overdose, to the borough's police department.

"This is a good example of departments working together," Mayor Leo Lutz said.

The donation came about after QRS recently received 50 doses of the life-saving medication at no cost, through a program funded ... (Full Story & Photos)

L-R: CQRS Executive Director Frank Splain Jr, CQRS Chief of Operations Tyler Seibert, CBPD Chief Jack Broomer, Columbia Mayor Leo Lutz.
L-R: CQRS Executive Director Frank Splain Jr, CQRS Chief of Operations Tyler Seibert, CBPD Chief Jack Broomer, Columbia Mayor Leo Lutz.

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NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2016

Webmaster, August 02

Tonight approximately 10 members turned out for Columbia Borough's 4th Annual National Night Out organized by the Columbia Borough Police Department, Columbia QRS, and the Columbia Borough Fire Department. The Columbia QRS had our units on display along with four large bouncy houses. There were multiple public safety demonstrations.

The event again this year was a huge success with well over 500 ... (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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Non-Emergency: 717-684-3500
Station Fax: 717-426-1238
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