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News & Events 2012

State Police Toy Drive: Gallery 2 – Newington

Note: Aetna Ambulance does NOT provide emergency services to the Town of Newington. Always dial 9-1-1 in the case of an emergency. NEWINGTON — Aetna Ambulance and the Ambulance Service of Manchester were part of the team in the 16th Annual...

State Police Toy Drive: Gallery

HARTFORD — Aetna Ambulance and the Ambulance Service of Manchester were part of the team in the 16th Annual Connecticut State Police “Stuff-a-Cruiser” Toy Drive. The Toy Drive aims to provide a toy to each child seen at Connecticut Children’s throughout the year. This...

“They Literally Saved His Life”

WETHERSFIELD — Many things had to come together for one 74 year-old patient to survive the morning of October 26th. He needed the rapid dispatch of advanced care. He needed definitive cardiac care. But possibly the most important key to his survival: a skilled EMS...

Kudos from the Cath Lab: Volume 5

Field Care: The story says it all… Sunday 8:00 am. According to Aetna Ambulance Service Supervisor Paramedic Joyce Valentukonis: Assigned to Aetna 201, Alpha/Monitor 6, The 12-lead was transmitted with success and then a radio patch notifying of a STEMI alert was...

A Tiered System: Volume Two

Why did the EMTs (ambulance) and Paramedics arrive separately? EMTs are able to perform a specific set of skills that do not include such advanced treatments as IVs, EKG heart monitoring, IV medications, advanced airway techniques, nebulizers and more. Paramedics are...

A Note About Aetna Ambulance’s Past

“I was surfing the Internet and chanced upon Aetna Ambulance’s page. I was sorry to learn of the passing of Herman and Jean Grady. I knew them back in the late ’70s and early ’80s when I was employed as Communications Coordinator for the North Central Connecticut EMS...

Bolton Brownies Learn About the Role of EMS and the Ambulance

BOLTON, CT – Brownie Troops 10635 and 10636 in Bolton (about 40 second and third graders) are currently working on earning a First Aid Badge.  One of the requirements is to speak with a First Responder and Troop Leaders expressed that the girls were really...