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We Are Hiring - Join Our Team!!!

We are hiring for Dispatchers!

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DISPATCHER: Click Here to Apply

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Our Classes Are Back!!!

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DID YOU KNOW. . . IF YOU NEED HELP, AND CAN'T CALL, YOU CAN NOW TEXT 9-1-1!!!

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Fall Prevention is Everyone’s Concern

Falls are a leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in people aged 65 and older. Typically, fall injuries are fractures which occur both to the upper and lower extremities, and vertebrae. Head injuries also can occur. The immediate risks of hip replacement due to a fracture from a fall are low following surgery for a person without chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or lung disease. These risks (blood clots, heart arrythmias, heart attacks, pneumonia, and urinary tract infections) increase in the immediate post op period when Comorbidities exist.   Hospital care is often followed by care at a rehabilitation facility. Physical Therapy often follows inpatient care.  Seniors with falls injuries will often need to be cared for and supported during their acute and convalescence care by friends and family and community and thus affects us all. Fall prevention can be thought of in terms of environmental…

COVID-19 information

For more information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
For the safety of our employees and the public, all of our Fire Stations have been closed and the public will not be granted access. Employees will continue to work and our readiness to respond to calls for assistance will not be affected. Residents requiring medical care or other services are directed to call 9-1-1.

Thank you for your patience as the Nation deals with the COVID-19 outbreak.