Hatzalah Chicago

Emergency Medical Service

Helpful Tips for Your Safety This Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 6, 2015 in Community

Hatzalah Chicago would like to wish the community a heartfelt Chanukah sameach (Happy Chanukah) as we welcome in the Festival of Lights at sundown tonight! We would like to remind the community to do their ‘due diligence’ when setting up and using their menorahs. Severe burns (especially pediatric) and damage to property are not uncommon during Chanukah, due to inattention to fire and NOT taking proper precautions. Please read the...

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Police Seek Information on Hit-and-Run at Howard & Western

Posted on Oct 9, 2015 in Community, Police Bulletins

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About This Crime On Sunday, October 4, 2015, at approximately 6:52 p.m., a 63-year-old female was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in the 2300 block of West Howard St. (intersection of Western Avenue and Howard Street). As a result of the crash, the victim sustained fatal injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene of the crash without identifying themselves or rendering aid to the victim. About The Offending...

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Are Your Smoke Detectors Up to Date?

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 in Community

Very Important Notification to the Community Re: Smoke/CO Detectors! Following the tragedy in NY in which seven beautiful children lost their lives in a house fire – a tragedy that was attributed to the absence of smoke detectors – there has been a rush to install/update smoke alarms in people’s homes. There are essentially two different types of smoke alarm sensors: photoelectric & ionization; Hatzalah Chicago does not recommend a detector...

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Surprises All Around at Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in Community

Hatzalah Chicago stopped by the nursery class at Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School to enlighten the children in the ways of prehospital emergency medicine, and surprised them with a tour of one of our ambulances. The class, in turn, surprised *US* with a generous donation that the young students raised all by...

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Happy New Year to the Greater Chicagoland Jewish Community

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 in Community

With profound sincerity and appreciation, Hatzalah Chicago would like to wish the Greater Chicagoland Jewish Community, and all of our friends and supporters around the globe, a Shana Tova (happy new-year)! We pray for everyone to have a year filled with only happiness, prosperity, and GOOD HEALTH. After nearly three years of providing free life-saving emergency medical services to the community, Hatzalah Chicago has recently made its FIRST...

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