Dear Tabernacle Friends:

Thanks to your support, there are some exciting new changes happening to Tabernacle Rescue Squad. Best of all, while other towns have had to resort to paid emergency medical services, we continue to serve our community with a dedicated (and growing) corps of dedicated volunteers.

Again, thanks to your support, we have settled into our new home behind Nixon’s General Store on New Road. This has already proved to be a wonderful benefit for everyone. The central location ensures we are better able to respond to emergency calls throughout the township as quickly as possible.

This modern building is also the home of Tabernacle’s Emergency Management operation. We actually had a storm event that activated Emergency Management. Our citizen volunteers (CERT), Office of Emergency Management (OEM), your Tabernacle Rescue Squad, and the Department of Public Works were (fortunately) housed under one roof to ensure the safety of our residents. This coordination, over two days was, in the terms of experts, “seamless,” and ensured the safety of our community and residents.

Tabernacle Rescue Squad now has duty crew coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our dedicated volunteers have been ensuring Tabernacle Township will have 2 EMTs responding to your 911 calls 24 hours a day.

But you should also know that, like other communities that rely on volunteers, we have started billing for services as of February 1, 2013. Our annual fundraising efforts simply don’t cover costs.

While our dedicated EMTs are not getting paid for the countless hours they have been providing to the residents of Tabernacle, it does cost money to run the ambulance and have the proper supplies needed when we are called to help.

What does this mean for Tabernacle Residents? We will bill your insurance company but you will not be personally billed for our services.

There is a billing section on our website, under the billing tab, please feel free to view our policies currently listed. Look for new additions frequently added questions that will be added shortly. If you have any questions please email jwood@tabernaclerescue.com, or feel free to call 268-0671. Ask to speak to the President Jamie Wood or the Chief George Jackson.

As always thank you for your continued support.

 
2017
CALL STATISTICS
JANUARY  103
FEBRUARY  53 
MARCH  91 
APRIL  92 
MAY  88 
JUNE  84 
JULY  78 
AUGUST  87 
SEPTEMBER  89 
OCTOBER  88 
NOVEMBER   
DECEMBER   
YTD  853

 

2016
CALL STATISTICS
JANUARY  61
FEBRUARY  70 
MARCH  74 
APRIL  71 
MAY  78 
JUNE  74 
JULY  101 
AUGUST  73 
SEPTEMBER  71 
OCTOBER  99 
NOVEMBER  77 
DECEMBER  89 
YTD  938

 

 

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