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Stay Hydrated During Heatwave

By Patrick Linabury | June 17, 2024 |

With heat and high humidity expected this week, Medstar reminds everyone to stay hydrated. Hydration is important during hot weather because it helps your body function properly and can prevent serious health issues. When you sweat, your body loses fluids and heat, so drinking fluids helps replace what you’ve lost and maintain normal body temperature.…

June 1-7 is National CPR & AED Awareness Week

By Patrick Linabury | June 1, 2024 |

Each year, over 350,000 cardiac arrests take place outside of a hospital in the United States. Nearly 90% of all cardiac arrests occur in someone’s home. Cardiac arrests can occur when the heart stops beating or beats ineffectively to circulate blood to the brain and other vital organs. They typically affect men in their early…

EMS Week is May 19th-25th

By Patrick Linabury | May 19, 2024 |

Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile health provider, honors the dedication of those who provide day-to-day care and service on the frontlines of clinical care, especially our own. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the vital work they do in our communities. From May 19-25, 2024, Medstar will…

News Releases

MEDSTAR WELCOMES NEW CLINICIANS GRADUATING FROM ITS EMT ACADEMY

By kolby | April 28, 2022 |

Medstar congratulates the latest graduates from our EMT Academy! Medstar congratulates the latest graduates from our EMT Academy! On Monday, a celebration was held with graduates, their families, and Medstar leadership at Brick Street Restaurant in Grand Blanc. “The graduates have been through a lot, entering EMS in the middle of a pandemic. Their commitment…

MEDSTAR PROMOTES LEE HOWIE AS THE NORTH OPERATIONS QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

By kolby | April 21, 2022 |

Lee will enhance and expand clinical care offerings and services  Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile healthcare provider, congratulates Lee Howie on his promotion to North Operations Quality Assurance Manager. In his new role, Lee will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring clinical care and service provided exceed the expectations of patients, communities, and healthcare…

MEDSTAR FAST-TRACKS CAREERS IN RAPIDLY GROWING INDUSTRY 

By kolby | April 12, 2022 |

STUDENTS CAN EARN AS THEY LEARN; NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED  Even as Covid-19 cases decrease, Michigan’s increasing demand for emergency medical technicians (EMTs) is more significant than ever. Last year Medstar launched the state’s first paid full-time EMS Academy to train Emergency Medical Technicians.. The academy has successfully brought more than a hundred new people…

MEDSTAR AWARDS AED TO THE CITY OF LAPEER POLICE DEPARTMENT

By kolby | April 5, 2022 |

DONATION MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH MEDSTAR’S “SHOCK AND SAVE INITIATIVE”  Medstar, Michigan’s most integrated EMS and mobile healthcare provider, is pleased to award The City of Lapeer Police Department with an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).  Every minute counts when someone’s heart stops beating, and AEDs can significantly improve outcomes. The City of Lapeer Police department has…

MEDSTAR COMPLETES MUCH ANTICIPATED CLINICAL DEPLOYMENT CENTER IN SOUTHERN GENESEE COUNTY

By kolby | March 15, 2022 |

Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile healthcare provider, officially opened its new deployment center in Genesee County. The location is at 6210 Lehman Drive in Mundy Township. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, Mar 10, 2022 Medstar’s new state-of-the-art, 12,400 square foot clinical deployment center includes an EMS shift readiness area, EMT and paramedic…