Busy Veterans Day for Glen Cove EMS

Rescuing trauma victims was all part of a day's work for volunteers on Friday.

The had a busy day Friday, responding to two incidents.

One involved a 65-year-old man who collapsed. The other required the help of the .

A man lost consciousness at the VFW on Hill Street at approximately 1:04 p.m. Crews administered advanced life support patient care upon arrival, according to Glen Cove EMS. He was then taken to .

Earlier, EMS was dispatched to Valentine Street for a male complaining of weakness. Crews were dispatched to assess his condition and begin medical care.

The help of the Glen Cove Fire Department was requested to remove the patient from the residence, according to EMS. A stokes basket was used to transport him out of the house, and into an ambulance.

The man was also taken to Glen Cove Hospital for further treatment.


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