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UMaine gets new ambulance, equipment – The Maine Campus

“The University of Maine’s Voluntary Ambulance Corp (UVAC) has a new tool in its life-saving arsenal. The volunteer organization is the state-licensed medical emergency service on campus, and it recently received about $200,000 for a new ambulance and new equipment. Two grants from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation and Consensual Health Services and concerted budgeting funded the ambulance and equipment. Based at the Cutler Health Center, UVAC serves the campus, Orono and Old Town…”

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UMaine Ambulance Service Receives Service Upgrade Recognition – UMaine News

“The University of Maine’s Voluntary Ambulance Corps (UVAC) recently received an upgraded competency rating from a consortium of emergency care and health organizations in Maine, recognizing the 30-year-old service for its advancement…”

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UVAC team gets back on track – The Maine Campus

“The University of Maine Volunteer Ambulance Corps are back up and running following a complete halt of operations due to scheduling conflicts among the staff. UVAC members remained idle throughout the month of February and into early March before scheduling conflicts were resolved and regular services resumed…”

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Automatic defibrillator at UMaine could save lives – The Maine Campus

“When people go into cardiac arrest, the paddles of a defibrillator can often save their lives. Once only available in hospitals and aboard ambulances, defibrillators are making their way into public places throughout the United States. The automatic defibrillator is an electronic device that applies an electronic shock to restore a heart’s rhythmic beat. The advent of public automatic defibrillators has been possible due to the new defibrillator manufacturing technology…”

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Beyond the buzz, the effects of alcohol poisoning – The Maine Campus

“Already this semester the University Volunteer Ambulance Corps has responded to six alcohol-related calls. Last fall, UVAC had a total of 23 alcohol-related calls, said Travis Hawksley, the University Ambulance Administrative Coordinator…”

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on alcohol.
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Contact Information

University Volunteer Ambulance Corps
5721 Cutler Health Center
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-4037 | Fax: (207) 581-3997E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System