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  • Newtown EMS Among WCHN American Heart Association Award Recipients

    DANBURY — Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) Affiliate Emergency Medical Services including Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps recently received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award, currently the highest level recognition offered by the American Hospital Association.

    The honor recognizes WCHN’s commitment and success in implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer a severe heart attack known as a STEMI (ST elevation myocardial infarction).