In honor of September 11th

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Have you been down Burr Road, Townline Road, or Scholar Lane lately? CVAC volunteers have placed 70 American flags from CVAC Headquarters on Burr Road to Commack High School on Scholar lane in honor of September 11th. The Commack community will gather for the 13th Candlelight Ceremony of Remembrance on Thursday, September 11th at 6:30
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Commack EMTs Help Avert Potential Carbon Monoxide Tragedy at Applebee’s

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Taken From: Commack Patch - By Ryan Bonner (Patch National Staff) “Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps members Justin Gau and Kyle Page stopped by the Commack Applebee’s Tuesday night for a bite to eat. But soon after entering the restaurant on Veterans Highway, the portable carbon monoxide detectors the two on-duty EMTs were carrying went into
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5K Run / Walk – Thank You!

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Congratulations to our winning CVAC members at the CVAC 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Carolyn Loscialpo (3rd Place), Kristen Haller (2nd Place), and Brittany Kelly (1st Place) were all winners in the Female Fire/EMS/Military Category. Thank you to all the runners who attended. It was a great day for a race. Click here for
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Heavy Rescue MVA

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CVAC was activated for a heavy rescue MVA on Aug 14 at 0717 at Veterans Memorial Hwy and New Highway, Hauppauge. Units on scene were 216-19, 216-20, 216-72, 216-30 and MD-138 and Hauppauge FD as well as SCPD Emergency Services. One critical patient was extricated and transported to Stony Brook and three others to St
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MVA with Aviation

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At 1015 hrs on Tuesday August 12, CVAC was activated for a 2-car MVA at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Verleye Ave. CVAC responded with 2 ambulance (2-16-17, 2-16-18), along with 2-16-30 and 2-16-89. Under the command of Chief Lowenberg, CVAC transported 2 patients with minor injuries to Huntington Hospital, and 1 critical patient
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MCI DRILL

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The Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps (CVAC) conducted an MCI drill on the evening of Thursday July 17, 2014. CVAC was activated for a call at a local school. The first arriving unit, 2-16-80, was met by crowds of distraught parents. After a quick scene size-up, EMT-P Emily Bender established Incident Command, and requested additional units to respond. The Triage
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Proclamations from the Town of Huntington

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CVAC members Dr. Michael Guttenberg and Karen Moks received Proclamations from the Town of Huntington, at CVAC’s July General Membership Meeting. Dr. Guttenberg was awarded for being selected Physician of Excellence by Suffolk REMSCO. Karen Moks was awarded for being selected EMS Educator of Excellence by Suffolk REMSCO. Congratulations to both!

Overturn MVA

Overturn MVA Thursday 7/10 just after 2315 hrs. Tamarack Street and Cedar Road. Car crash, 1 Vehicle flipped. Patient self extricated from the overturned vehicle prior to arrival. One subject was transported with minor injuries to Huntington Hospital. 2-16-18, 34, 80 & 89 responded under the command of Chief Lowenberg.

Commack High School Graduation Stand-By

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CVAC volunteers standing-by at Commack High School for the Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony on June 27th.

Wednesday Night Crew receives “Penumbra Award”

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Congratulations to the CVAC Wednesday night crew, who received the “Penumbra Award” at the EMS Recognition Dinner at the Watermill Inn on June 18, 2014. The award was presented by St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, in recognition of the crew’s outstanding performance for a recent Stroke Alert. The crew’s critical interventions, patient care and
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