Vandals Deface Volunteer Ambulance
06/15/2008 – Sometime in the early morning hours overnight, vandals painted graffiti on one of two ambulances owned by Lindenwood Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps (VAC), a community based volunteer ambulance service serving the 40,000 residents of the Southwest Queens communities of Lindenwood (part of Howard Beach), Ozone Park and South Ozone Park . The damage was discovered by a member of the corps early Sunday morning. “The dollar of spray paint will now result in thousands in repairs and a vehicle being out of service for weeks.” said Chief Christopher DeLuca of the ambulance service. “and we don’t know if this will be covered by our insurance policy” he continued. more...
07/05/2007 – Lindenwood VAC goes to Times Square!!!
1/3/03 - Lindenwood VAC has officially
launched its ALS program, giving us the ability to help our community
and give them the highest level of pre-hospital care possible.
7/23/02 - Lindenwood VAC is pleased to announce we have received permission from REMAC to start to provide Full Advanced Life Support to the citizens of our service area. Check back soon for our ALS scheduling
2/8/02 - Lindenwood VAC is pleased to announce we will now be running regular crews six days a week adding Saturdays from 10am to 5pm to our schedule. Check back soon for more schedule additions.
12/16/01 - Christmas came early to Lindenwood VAC in the form of a fully equipped 1994 ambulance from Brighton Volunteer Ambulance Corp of Brighton, New York, more than 500 miles away. Click on the link to the Queens Chronicle to read more about this event.
12/7/2001 - The Independent
Biker's Toys for Tots Run was a huge success. An estimated 15,000
bikers participated and we no injuries were reported. Lindenwood VAC
would like to thank Broad Channel VFD, Glendale VAC, Jamaica Estates
VAC, West Hamilton Beach VFD, and Woodhaven-Richmond Hill VAC for
assisting in the EMS coverage.
3/22/2001 - LVAC received final written confirmation from NYC REMAC that LVAC is authorized to allow Paramedics riding on our BLS ambulances to perform Advanced Airway techniques. LVAC is now in the process of selecting a vendor and purchasing the equipment necessary to provide this function.
LVAC is a community based ambulance service dedicated to providing swift emergency care to the communities we serve. We currently provide ambulance service for the communities of Lindenwood, Ozone Park, and South Ozone Park with a minimum schedule of Monday to Friday 7pm to Midnight and Saturday 10am to 5pm. As always we run as many extra crews as our members can schedule.
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