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We are accepting PPE donations (gloves, masks, gowns, etc) of any size.
Welcome to NEMS
Newington Emergency Medical Services (NEMS), an independent non-profit organization, is the primary provider of emergency services in Newington. Newington EMS serves the town by responding to 911 calls, fire rehab, mass casualty incidents, community standby events, and community education.
Newington EMS has been proudly serving the community since 1969.
Our members are required to ride 24 hours a month, and one holiday shift a year. NEMS operates Monday through Friday 6:00pm to 6:00am, and 24 hours a day on weekends and holidays.
NEMS also provides fire stand-by support and community stand-by services on a 24 hour basis as needed, and will also respond to neighboring towns on an "as requested" basis.
Corps News & Events
NEMS Annual Fund Drive 2020
We have a new look for our annual fund drive which should be hitting your mailboxes by the 3rd or 4th week of November.
Your donations help us purchase needed medical supplies, PPE and equipment for our ambulances, vehicle maintenance and fuel along with uniforms to keep our members safe all to be able to service the town of Newington.
You can donate by check or on-line (click on the donate button).
Total 911 Calls ............................138
Handled by on-duty crew .............126
Handled by 551 crew
responding from home ...................9
Training hours ..............................98
Community event hours ...............15
Hours for EMS Calls ..................1,099
Please remember to pull to the right for green flashing lights, ambulance corps members use green lights to respond to emergency medical
CPR Classes Are Now Forming, Sign Up Today!
Don’t be a statistic! According to the American Heart Association- 70 % of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 70% of cardiac arrests occur. Put very simply: The life you save with CPR is most likely to be someone you love.
Pet First Aid
Newington EMS is proud to present this interactive class that goes over how to provide CPR to you four legged family member as well as first-aid and disaster preperations for you loved ones. This class comes with a guide and completion card. For more information and registratin for our next class clink on the link http://www.newingtonems.com/training
Quick Links for Members
EMT Continuing Education (Refresher) - November 2020
Newington EMS is providing an online/classroom hybrid EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Course which will offer 20 hours of CME's. This program allows you to re-certify online with OEMS and NREMT approved classes. classes will take place at Newington EMS on November 14th & 15th. Please contact us for more information at 860-667-5825 or
For a list of EMT classes available in CT click the link below
This interactive class is an important training program for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter. The BLAST program is exciting, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare
EMT-Basic class Fall 2020
Newington EMS will be holding an EMT class starting March 4th 2021 and run through June 29th 2021. The class will meet Tuesdays, Thursdays and every other Saturday.
For more information contact us at 860-667-5825