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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making house calls

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Making house calls

Mobile integrated health care enhances patient care and cuts down hospital readmission rates By TVFR Staff Mobile integrated health care continues to be a priority and focus for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Emergency Medical Services Division. The district has a contract with Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center for mobile health care visits, as a […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Voters Will See Emergency Communications System Bond Levy on May Ballot, Measure 34-243 Would Replace and Upgrade Outdated System

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Voters Will See Emergency Communications System Bond Levy on May Ballot, Measure 34-243 Would Replace and Upgrade Outdated System

By TVFR Staff Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue rely on information from an emergency communications system (911) to answer the community’s calls for help. Whether it’s a cardiac arrest, house fire, car crash or other emergency, vital details about the location and circumstances of a situation are relayed by dispatchers through a network, […]

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Injuries from Falling are Preventable: TVF&R offers safety tips to limit hazards, avoid falls

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Injuries from Falling are Preventable: TVF&R offers safety tips to limit hazards, avoid falls

By TVFR Staff As people grow older, the consequences of a fall grow more serious. Unintentional falls are the leading cause of injury deaths for adults ages 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries and account for more than 95 […]

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Listen To Your Heart: American Heart Month

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Listen To Your Heart: American Heart Month

By TVFR Staff February is American Heart Month ─ a time to learn about your risks for cardiovascular disease and stay “heart healthy” for yourself and your loved ones. Know the signs Unlike a sudden cardiac arrest that strikes suddenly and includes a loss of consciousness, a heart attack can develop slow enough that you […]

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Don’t Ignore Your Heart During and after the holiday season

| January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Don’t Ignore Your Heart During and after the holiday season

By TVFR Staff With the holiday season in full swing, it’s natural to be thinking about family and what the New Year may bring. Heart health may not be near the top of your list as you start to make your resolutions and personal goals for 2016. Chest pain, shortness of breath or discomfort in […]

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Join TVF&R this December and spread holiday cheer for children in need

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Join TVF&R this December and spread holiday cheer for children in need

By TVFR Staff Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters are dedicated to responding to the fire and emergency medical needs of the community at a moment’s notice. This holiday season, firefighters are asking community members to help them come through for less-fortunate children as well. For more than three decades, the KGW Great Toy Drive […]

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TVF&R Firefighters: Host Open House for New Raleigh Hills Station 70

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
TVF&R Firefighters: Host Open House for New Raleigh Hills Station 70

By TVFR Staff The community is invited to tour Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s new Station 70 on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 8299 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway in Raleigh Hills. A brief ceremony and ribbon cutting will take place at 2:15 p.m. The community celebration will include an ice cream social […]

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives: A TVF&R Reminder

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Smoke Alarms Save Lives: A TVF&R Reminder

By TVFR Staff October is Fire Prevention Month, and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue wants to remind you to check your smoke alarms. It’s important to “hear the beep where you sleep” and make sure every bedroom has a working smoke alarm. The majority of people who die in a fire succumb to heat and […]

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Back to School Safety Tips: Start the school year off right!

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Back to School Safety Tips: Start the school year off right!

By TVFR Staff September 8 marks the day that many of the Beaverton School District’s students will head back to class. There’s always a certain level of excitement on the first day of school for parents and students. And, it’s particularly important for community members with school-age children and without to help kids start the […]

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Help Firefighters Quickly Find Your Home: Try a reflective address marker

| August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Help Firefighters Quickly Find Your Home: Try a reflective address marker

By TVFR Staff Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters responding to calls have noticed several homes in the community that do not have visible addresses. Having a visible address is vital to emergency responders’ ability to find the home where an emergency is taking place. Every second counts in the case of a fire or […]

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