Jennifer Babiak

Stop the Bleed Training

“Stop the bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quick and save lives. Bystanders can take simple steps to keep the injured person alive until medical care is available. Here are the actions you can take to save a life: Compress – Find where the bleeding...

2017 Santa on the Air Program

Santa On The Air is dedicated to the memory of EMT-B William “Bill” Laws, a true Santa Claus to so many! During the holiday season, some children become especially concerned if EMS, Police, or Fire are dispatched. Santa On The Air began in 2004. For more information on the...

VBEMS Dedicates New Building

For the very first time in the history of the Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services (VBEMS), the headquarters and training center are together under one roof. On Nov. 18th, EMS held a dedication ceremony to commemorate this important milestone at 4160 Virginia Beach Blvd., with tours of the facility...

Rescue 14/8 Door Access – 08/30/17

The Rescue 14/8 door access system (city system) is live. The old system at both locations no longer work, nor do the building keys. The old system will be removed within the next two weeks. Also, students/interns will have to ring the door bells to gain entry since they...

VBEMS Receives 2017 Mission: Lifeline Gold EMS Award!

                On May 19, 2017, Virginia Beach EMS received the American Heart Association 2017 Mission: Lifeline GOLD EMS Recognition Award at the Virginia Heart Attack Coalition (VHAC) State Meeting in Lynchburg, Virginia. Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition recognizes EMS systems for their role...

Virginia Beach EMS Sandbridge Lifeguards Meet and Greet!

Media Contact Info: Jennifer Babiak, Virginia Beach EMS (757) 385-5008 jbabiak@vbgov.com       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Virginia Beach EMS Sandbridge Lifeguards Meet and Greet! Meet and greet to take place May 24 at Regal Cinemas             Virginia Beach, Va. – During the summer season, Virginia...

Bye Bye, So Long, Farewell…

By Armand Rubbo Dear Brother and Sister Members, I started in this business in 1967. What was being a volunteer like “back then”? I started with a department outside Philadelphia. Big reason was, when the fire siren on the pole outside the high school went off, junior firemen could...

Ecuador Doctor Rides with VBEMS

Dr. Grace Coronel is 27 years old and she is from Guayaquil, Ecuador. She studied at the Medical School for 6 years and completed her internship for a year in several hospitals through rotations following that. “In my country, we are required to work for the government for a...