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Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance Staff Named Stars of Life

Congratulations to four Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance staff for being named among this year’s Wisconsin Stars of Life by the Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin.
Critical care paramedics Kelsey Esser, Amy Zehr, and Walt Zehr, and emergency medical technician Amy Smith were recognized during an event at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Each was formally inducted as a Wisconsin Star of Life honoree, and presented with a gold medallion and signed certificate from Governor Scott Walker. Continue reading

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Become a Community Lifesaver With the PulsePoint App

Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance is excited to announce the availability of the PulsePoint app in La Crosse County. The PulsePoint app alerts registered users in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest in a public place within their immediate area. Additionally, the app will provide the responder the location of nearby automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Continue reading

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Tri-State Ambulance Continues To Be United Way Pacesetter

Tri-State Ambulance feels very honored to be a Pacesetter organization as part of the 2015 Great Rivers United Way campaign. Continue reading

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Tri-State Ambulance Joins Procession For WWII Veteran

Tri-State Ambulance staff felt very honored today to be a part of the Viroqua procession for World War 2 veteran U.S. Army Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon. Gordon’s remains were discovered and identified in a cemetery in France and are now making their way to Saskatchewan, Canada for burial. Continue reading

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Paramedic Crystal Wallin Speaks to The La Crosse Tribune About Working in EMS

Wallin tells of the difficulties EMS professionals have with processing traumatic incidents. Continue reading

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Emergency Responders Talk About Coping With Traumatic Incidents

Emergency responders can witness more trauma and grief in a single response than most people will see in a lifetime. Dealing with these experiences can take a toll on responders’ well-being and health. Continue reading

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Police Initiative Looks to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

Tri-State Ambulance supports area law enforcement in their efforts to tackle this growing problem. Continue reading

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Tri-State Ambulance Bike Team Keeps “Riverfesters” Safe

The Tri-State Ambulance Bike Team will be at Riverfest again this year. Continue reading

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Tri-State Ambulance Staff Train For Scene Safety

Tri-State Ambulance staff continue to receive “Escaping Violent Encounters” training in an effort to ensure their safety while performing their duties. Continue reading

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Tri-State Regional Ambulance Receives Lifesaving Equipment

Tri-State Regional Ambulance is pleased to be one of eleven recipients in Fayette County Iowa to receive a Lucus CPR device Continue reading

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