Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS
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|Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS
|Headquarters||Squad 85 - Little Egg Harbor, NJ|
|Jurisdiction||Little Egg Harbor, Bass River, Eagleswood|
|BLS or ALS||BLS|
Great Bay Regional Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a Volunteer Emergency Medical Services in the Eastern Ocean County area and part of Burlington County in New Jersey, United States of America. Great Bay EMS provides primary 911 services for the residents of Little Egg Harbor, Bass River Township and Eagles Township NJ.
Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS, was created in May 1999 from the previous Tuckerton First Aid Squad in Tuckerton, New Jersey. The agency worked out of a small construction trailer on Little Egg Harbor Township property for 2 years before moving onto its permanent property in the township's West Tuckerton Section. Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS celebrated the grand opening of its building on June 18, 2005, with a parade and ceremony.
Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS has 54 members including Emergency Medical Technicians, First Responders, and other support staff. As listed on the Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS website. These are categorized as follows:
- EMTs - 39 position(s).
- Drivers - 14 position(s).
Service is provided to a residential population of approximately 22,413 people.
Great Bay Regional EMS serves three townships in 9-1-1 emergency calls, and in town events such as: boat races, parades, and various other types of events.
The service also provides Fire Department Rehabilitation for firefighters performing their functions.
Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS provides a Senior Expo every year to assist the area's senior citizens with keeping track of their medications, giving them positive reinforcement and providing free blood pressure screenings.