Feeling The Pulse, Ep. 4 — Derek Fuller

The latest episode of the Feeling The Pulse podcast is live and available on Anchor, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher! This week’s episode features career Paramedic Derek Fuller, who has served VBRescue both as a volunteer and career member for more than 11 years. Before joining VBEMS...

VBRescue Announces Training Calendar for Quarter 1

Providing continuing education opportunities is a core mission for VBRescue. As the Dept. of EMS, we play a big role in carrying out that goal. Above is a list of all continuing education (CE) courses that are being offered in the first quarter of 2022. These opportunities include leadership...

Feeling The Pulse, Ep. 3 — David Wheeler

The third episode of the Feeling The Pulse podcast is live and available on Anchor, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher! This week’s episode features volunteer EMT David Wheeler, who currently serves as President of the Rescue Council of Virginia Beach. Wheeler volunteers with the Marine Rescue Team...

Feeling The Pulse, Ep. 2 — Thomas Gross

The second episode of the Feeling The Pulse podcast is live and available on Anchor, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher! This week’s episode features volunteer EMT Thomas Gross, who has served the VBRescue system for more than five years. Gross is a member of the Virginia Beach...

VBRescue Premieres New Podcast ‘Feeling The Pulse’

Virginia Beach EMS is excited to introduce the department’s first-ever podcast Feeling The Pulse, co-hosted by Deputy Chief Joey Hundley and Public Affairs Officer Ricky LaBlue. As VBRescue grows and evolves to meet growing demands for service, modernizing internal and external communication efforts between agencies is among VBEMS’ top...

VBRescue Partners With Santa for 18th Year of Santa on the Air

For the 18th consecutive year, VBRescue worked with Santa Claus to help put on the Santa on the Air program for kids in emergency situations. Every December, Santa Claus answers radio calls from Hampton Roads public safety personnel who are handling children involved in calls for service. VBRescue works...

2021 VBRescue Photo of the Year Contest Begins on Monday

One of the coolest aspects of working in this part of VBRescue is the number of cool photo opportunities you get throughout the year. VBRescue providers do so many different things — we’re running on ambulances, zone cars, providing stand-by coverage at special events and even serving as lifeguards...