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Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Rothwell asks to clear up ‘slight confusion’ over response to calls at hockey rink and water park in Calverton

by Feb 1, 2024
In anticipation of heavy use of the ice rink facility and Scott's Pointe water park in Calverton, Council Member Ken Rothwell invited emergency services agencies that serve the area to discuss plans to ensure fast response times for calls.

When seconds count: First responders share experiences of life-saving rescues at RVAC awards ceremony

by Aug 16, 2023
Five cardiac saves from the perspective of the emergency medical services personnel: first responders provide an inside view during ceremonies honoring them for their heroic lifesaving efforts.

Riverhead ambulance president: The armory was never a good option for new headquarters

by Jul 31, 2023
Featured letter: Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps Board of Directors: The old state armory was never a good option for a new ambulance headquarters. The Town Board has been very supportive of the ambulance company, its president says.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance desperately needs a new home — former armory is perfect

by Jul 27, 2023
Guest column: The ambulance corps outgrew its headquarters on Osborn Avenue long ago. The Town Board has done nothing to provide an appropriate facility. The former state armory would be perfect.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps celebrates National EMS Week with open house tomorrow 

by May 20, 2023
The community is invited to Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps headquarters tomorrow to meet EMTs, tour ambulances, and learn about emergency medical services. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its headquarters, 1111 Osborn Avenue, Riverhead.

Riverhead ambulance will begin billing for all transports in the next 60-90 days to cover the rising costs of emergency rescue...

by May 1, 2023
Bills for ambulance transports will be sent directly to patients’ medical insurance companies and no collection actions will be taken against people without insurance, officials said.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance seeks donations for children hospitalized during the holidays

by Nov 26, 2022
RVAC volunteers are asking the community to donate toys and games to help brighten the holidays for children in Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Northwell Health’s nationally ranked children's medical center for pediatric specialty and trauma care.

Blaze destroys barn on Main Road in Jamesport

by Nov 13, 2022
A rapidly spreading fire destroyed a barn in Jamesport last night. The barn was fully engulfed upon firefighters' arrival and its roof collapsed within moments, Jamesport Fire Chief Duffy Griffiths said.

RVAC to start billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year

by Sep 16, 2022
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps will start billing insurance companies for all ambulance rides next year in an effort to boost revenue to offset the rising cost of first aid supplies and hire more staff members to respond to calls.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps will see $2,000 annual grant thanks to late auto dealer’s contribution to trade group’s endowment

by Sep 6, 2022
Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps saw a $2,000 boost on its balance sheet last month, when Apple Honda presented the corps with a grant from the National Automobile Dealers endowment.