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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Dr. Michael Guttenberg Named Suffolk County EMS Physician of the Year

Dr. Michael Guttenberg Named Suffolk County EMS Physician of the Year Dr. Michael Guttenberg has been a member of Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps since June, 1993. He has held many positions within the organization including 2nd Asst 1990, 1st Asst Chief 1991, Chief 1993, Board of Director 1994-1996 and Medical Director since approximately 2003. Currently
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Karen Moks Named Suffolk County EMS Educator of the Year

Karen Moks Named Suffolk County EMS Educator of the Year Karen Moks has been a member of Commack Volunteer Ambulance Corps (“CVAC”) since July 16, 1981. She has served various officer positions within the organization, which reflects the confidence the entire organization has of her qualities. Some of those positions include : 1st Asst. Chief
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