Rescue is currently in its 37th year of operations since its founding
in 1972. During this year several students who were EMTs began to ride
security vehicles. Equipped with a kit containing emergency supplies,
they assisted anyone in need of care.
Since Rescue's founding in the early 1970's, there has been a significant increase in call volume. During the early 1980's the growing city of South Burlington signed a contract with UVM Rescue. The contract dictated that UVM Rescue would be the
In most recent years UVM Rescue and Vermont District 3 EMS has become very proactive in enhancing patient care. UVM Rescue recently received a brand new cardiac monitoring device which allows wireless transmission of EKGs. District 3 was also chosen as the pilot district to trial the new advanced device the King Airway, to replace older Combitubes. UVM Rescue and the district continue to enhance its patient care in a time of ever changing emergency medicine.
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