Lower Valley Operational Report: April 2023
We’re proud to continue to produce ongoing operations reports for the public, public safety partners, and our served municipalities.
During the month of April, 2023, Lower Valley serviced:
- 434 total calls for service, of which:
- 293 were emergency (911) calls for service
The call breakdown, by municipality, is as follows:
|Cheswick||Harmar Twp.||Indiana Twp.||Springdale (Borough)||Springdale Twp.||Verona|
|14 (5%)||114 (39%)||26 (9%)||46 (16%)||19 (6%)||31 (11%)|
Lower Valley was assisted by mutual aid partners on 33 calls, or 11% of our total emergency volume, in April. This represents a 1% decline in mutual aid utilization from March, meaning our ambulances were available for a call in our communities 89% of the time someone called.
We also serviced municipalities served by other EMS providers when responding as their mutual aid:
- Arnold (Westmoreland County) – 1 call
- Fox Chapel Borough – 1 call
- Frazer Township – 4 calls
- O’Hara Township – 4 calls
- Oakmont Borough – 4 calls
- New Kensington (Westmoreland County) – 1 call
- Lower Burrell (Westmoreland County) – 3 calls
- Penn Hills – 1 call
- Plum Borough – 2 calls
- Tarentum Borough – 2 calls
- West Deer Township – 1 call
We’re hiring paramedics!
Lower Valley is hiring paramedics on a new payscale ranging from $20.25 to $24.25/hr based on total EMS experience. We offer UPMC Health benefits, 401K, a moderately paced majority 911 system, union positions and more! For more, check us out at https://lowervalleyems.org/careers/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office during business hours at (724) 274-4155
Yearly subscriptions will be going out this month. Check your mailbox for when they arrive.
We were privileged to be invited to multiple community events during April, including easter egg hunts and Lower Valley Little Leagues’ opening day. We love to participate in our community! Contact us to schedule community events.
Questions & Concerns
Should any resident have concerns, questions, or comments, we welcome them! Please call our office at (724) 274-4155 during normal business hours.
For any emergency, dial 911.