new Facebook page you might "Like."Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps has a
The page is populated with all sorts of hyper-local information, speakers, events and education opportunities on the theme of health and safety. For example, there is information on Safe Rides, the LETS club at Wilton High School, information on CPR and Automated External Defibrillator Demos, and much more.
WVAC operates two state of the art equipped Basic Life Support ambulances and a full-time paramedic contracted from Norwalk Hospital who responds in an Advanced Life Support equipped flycar.
All the WVAC vehicles are based at the Wilton town complex, which is home to the town’s Police, Fire, and Public Works departments, as well as their own headquarters, which is easily recognizable as the house upon the hill behind the fire department.
WVAC is primarily a volunteer organization, but they also employ a few paid staff members to cover our weekday shifts. They have roughly 50 members, most of whom are Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) trained to render care ranging from simple splinting of a broken finger to lifesaving emergency defibrillation using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
Their volunteers make up our scheduled shifts which are 6:00pm to 6:00am every night, as well as 6:00am to 12:00pm and 12:00pm to 6:00pm on weekends.
During shifts, a crew composed of a Crew Chief and a Driver, sometimes supplemented by a third attendant, work in conjunction with a Norwalk Hospital Paramedic to provide Emergency Medical Service to the town.
The WVAC Facebook has 43 Likes. Let's get them up to 50 today. Wilton Patch just "Liked" the WVAC Facebook page!