What's on your Medic Unit?

Ambulance house bag and other EMS equipment

Every Medic Unit in the Bureau is certified by The PA Department of Health - Bureau of EMS to meet the requirements set forth by the state detailing the equipment and supplies that must be carried to adequately treat the ill and injured residents and visitors of the City. A brief list of what you can find on an ambulance would include the following equipment and supplies:

  • Oxygen
  • Oxygen Masks/Nasal Cannulas
  • ZOLL Cardiac Monitor/Defibrillator
  • Bandaging/Splinting supplies
  • Backboard/Cervical Immobilization Devices
  • IV Supplies and Fluids
  • Medications
  • Basic and Advanced Airway Supplies and Equipment
  • Stretcher and Linens
  • Specialized Pediatric Equipment
  • Portable Suction Unit
  • Small and Large Hand Tools
  • PFDs (Life Jackets)
  • Child Safety Seat
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • HazMat Equipment
  • Water Rescue Rope Throw Bag
  • Various Other Equipment and Supplies