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CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS SENDS STRIKE TEAM TO ASSIST WITH POPE FRANCIS' VISIT TO PHILADELPHIA
Two EMT's and two paramedics from the Cetronia Ambulance Corps Strike Team are gearing up to assist with Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia.  In preparation, crews are bringing enough supplies for a three day stay...Click here for the WFMZ Story

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS DEDICATES 5 NEW KONA PATROL BIKES TO PROVIDE SPECIAL OPERATIONS AND SPECIAL EVENT EMS SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY
General community supporter Jay Gilbert joined Cetronia Ambulance Corps CEO and members of the Cetronia Bike Team in dedicating five new Kona Safari Land Patrol bicycles to be used during Special Operations and to provide Special Event Stand-By EMS services for the community during large gathering events...Click here for the full story

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS RECIEVES ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRE-HOSPITAL CARDIAC CARE FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCATION
During National EMS Week, Cetronia Ambulance Corps recieved recognition and a Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association (AHA) for their performance in treating critical cardiac patients and excellence in pre-hospital patient care provided.  As part of its 2015 Mission: Lifeline STEMI Systems of Care, the AHA recognizes the vital importance that field providers within an Emergency Medical Services System provide to the overall success and outcomes for patients who suffer a tragic and sudden cardiac episode...Click here for the full story

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS AND THE WHITEHALL AREA CHAMBER OF CHAMBER CREDITED EMPLOYEES FROM LOWES WHITEHALL WITH  A CO-WORKERS LIFE
February is heart month.  As a way to celebrate this, Cetronia Ambulance Corps presented on the importance of everyone knowing how to do CPR at the monthly luncheon of the Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce.  As part of the presentation, Cetronia and the Whitehall Chamber honored the Store Manager of the Lowe's Whitehall for his quick response, immediate action and credited him for saving the life of his co-worker...Click here for the full story

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS AWARDED WITH NATIONAL REACCREDITATION CERTIFICATION BY THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF AMBULANCE SERVICES
Cetronia Ambulance Corps is pleased to announce that it has been granted national re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) for its compliance in meeting national standards of both organizational and clinical excellence within the ambulance service industry...Read More

CONGRESSMAN CHARLIE DENT, STATE REPRESENTATIVE MIKE SCHLOSSBERG, STATE REPRESENTATIVE RYAN MACKEZNIE JOIN CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS FOR NATIONAL EMS WEEK ACTIVITIES
During National EMS Week (May 19th - 24th), Cetronia Ambulance Corps hosted elected offidicals as a way to bring together governmental officials and healthcare providers in an effort to created increased awareness around public health and safety, as well as honor the dedication of those who save lives, provide medical services and transport citizens daily as medicines "front line" of healthcare...Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS RECOGNIZED AS LEHIGH COUNTY'S TOP PERFORMER ON PRE-HOSPITAL CARDIAC CARE BY LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK
Representatives from LVHN invited the EMS leadership throughout the Lehigh Valley to participate in an EMS Quality Roundtable in which a representative from the American Heart Association (AHA) reviewed EMS performance data for STEMI care and the impact that the first medical contact has made on the patient outcome.  As part of the forum, Cetronia Ambulance Corps was formally recognized by LVHN as being the top pre-hospital performer in Lehigh County for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) care...Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORP AND PARKLAND SCHOOL DISTRCIT RECOGNIZE BYSTANDERS FOR SAVING A LIFE
Representatives from Cetronia Ambulance Corps, Parkland High School and a very grateful family held a special recognition presentation which surronded the use of CPR that saved the life of our of our community members during a concert at Parkland High School...Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORP HOSTS STATE REPRESENTATIVE RYAN MACKENIZE FOR AMBULANCE RIDE-ALONG DURING NATIONAL EMS WEEK
Representative Ryan Mackenize joined the emergency response crew of Jeffrey Nutche, NREMT-P and Michele Lukitsch, EMT, to experience firsthand the critical role that EMS providers play in emergency and pre-hospital care, as well as disaster response and emergency preparedness.  "I appreciated the opportunity to ride along with the Cetronia Ambulance Corps and see firsthand the great skill and professionalism they exhibit when responding to crises", said Mackenzie.  "What I saw further underscores the vital role EMS personnel and all first responders play in our community and I will continue to advocaete on their behalf at the Capital"...Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS AND LEHIGH COUNTY BREAK GROUND ON JOINT OPERATIONS, COMMUNITY EDUCATION & MEDICO-LEGAL FORENSICS CENTER
Governor Tom Corbett, Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley, State EMS Director Joseph Schmider, Senator Pat Browne and Representative Ryan Mackenzie joined representatives from Cetronia Ambulance Corps and Lehigh County at the ceremonial groundbreaking for their new Joint Operations, Community Education and Medico-Legal Forensics Center located at the intersection of Broadway and Parkway Roads in South Whitehall Township on Thursday, February 21st. “We strongly believe that a regionalized approach to public health and safety is in the best interest of our community.  As part of our unique collaboration with Lehigh County, we will expand the capabilities for response to emergencies, natural disasters and every day medico-legal events.  It will lead to revolutionary advances in pre-hospital emergency care, resulting in even more lives saved,” said Larry Wiersch, Chief Executive Officer of Cetronia Ambulance Corps...Read More

CITY OF ALLENTOWN AND CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS DONATE AMBULANCE TO HAITI
The City of Allentown and Cetronia Ambulance Corps will donate two retired ambulances to the City of Carrefour, Haiti to help with emergency medical treatment in that area that was ravaged by a 2010 earthquake...Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEES FOR PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL PATIENT CARE
At its annual General Membership Meeting on December 12th, Cetronia Ambulance Corps CEO, Medical Director and Board of Trustees recognized four associates for their exceptional patient care and credited them for saving the life of a 35 year old Macungie woman. Paramedics Matthew Sadrovitz, Philip Kolodziejek and EMT's Daniel Riga and Peter Lenig recieved the first "Medical Director Exceptional Patient Care" Award for providing exemplary care, response and compassion in alighment with Cetronia's core values and mission....Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS SENDS TOW DISASTER RESPONSE TEAMS TO NEW JERSEY FOLLOWING HURRICAN SANDY
As an active member of the Pennsylvania Strike Team, Cetronia Ambulance Corps provides staffing, vehicles, equipment and other resources to be utilized for major emergency and disaster response.  Following Hurricane Sandy, represenatives from Cetronia and the Region II Strike Team were deployed to Atlantic, Ocean and Monmouth Counties in New Jersey.  Cetronia's team operated in conjuction with other Pennsylvania EMS Strike Team's providing 911 relief, shelter support and search and rescue operations....Read More

 

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS FIRST SERVICE TO RECIEVE "GOLD STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE FROM THE EASTERN PA EMS COUNCIL"
On Monday, June 18th, represenatives from the Eastern Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council formally recognized Cetronia Ambulance Corps as the first EMS agency in the region to acchieve the Council's "Gold Standard of Excellence"  The Eastern PA EMS Council launched this program in February to acknowledge those agencies that routinely go "above and beyond" the call of duty and licensure requiresmens through the PA Department of Health...Read More

CETRONIA AMBULANCE CORPS HOSTS STATE REPRESENTATIVE GARY DAY FOR AMBULANCE RIDE-ALONG DURING NATIONAL EMS WEEK
Representative Day (R-Berks/Lehigh) joined the emergency response crew of Michael LaPearl, EMT-P and Jason Fusselman, EMT to experience firsthand the critical role that EMS providers play in pre-hospital care and emergency preparedness...Read More

THE GREAT AMBULANCE CHASE GENERATES SUPPORT FOR CHILDRENS 911 EDUCATION
Cetronia Ambulance Corps held its first annual "Great Ambulance Chase 5K Race and Family-Fun Walk on Sunday, May 20th at the Lehigh Valley Zoo, which generated more than $10,000 in proceeds that will enhance the children's education and 911 awareness programs offered by Cetronia.  More than 200 racers, walkers and supporters participated in the event which was coordinated by Cetronia Ambulance Corps and endorsed by the Young Lawyer's Division of the Bar Association of Lehigh County...Read More

REGIONAL EMS CENTER TO HELP PROTECT GROWING LV POPULATION
The Lehigh Valley's population is booming, and so is the need for ambulance service.  Cetronia's new regional EMS center hopes to keep response times low, save money and more lives...