Henrietta, NY, October 26, 2011 — The volunteers and employees of CHS Healthcare proudly raised $812 which has been donated to the Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The agency created custom pink “EMS” t-shirts which were sold to members with proceeds benefiting the cause. The tees featured a unique logo and the phrase “united in the support against breast cancer”. Members of the local ambulance corps have been wearing their t-shirts each Friday throughout October to show their support.
In addition to the tees, CHS Healthcare had pink ribbon “EMS” pins produced and were sold to the general public for $10 with proceeds also benefiting the Cancer Center. A number of local paramedics and EMTs purchased the pin and have been wearing it on their uniform this month while on-duty.
CHS Healthcare has provided emergency medical care to the residents of Henrietta, NY and surrounding communities since 1962. The agency responds 24 hours-per-day to over 5,800 requests for service each year with its fleet of 10 emergency vehicles and 80 career and volunteer members. CHS Healthcare is certified to provide the highest possible level of emergency care in the nation, which includes an advanced life support paramedic response to designated calls. In addition, the agency provides a number of services to the community including a free loan closet for residents (crutches, canes and wheelchairs), complementary blood pressure checks, community CPR classes, and AED training. To learn more about CHS Healthcare and the services it provides, visit www.chsmobilehealth.org, call (585) 334-4190 or visit the headquarters at 280 Calkins Road in Henrietta.
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