- Five female JCESA employees complete FF1/2 and HazMat training(Dec 5-6, 2020)
- Shepherd University Fastener Lab works with Shepherdstown Fire Dept. to design ambulance protective canopy (May 20, 2020)
- Shepherdstown Fire Dept. Ambulance Protective Canopy Photos (May 20, 2020)
- Rockwool Donates Equipment to JCESA (The Journal - November 20, 2019)
- Life Saving Award Presentation (WDVM News - October 31, 2019)
- Life Saving Award Presentation (The Journal - October 31, 2019)
- A New Year's to Remember (Spirit of Jefferson - January 2-8, 2019)
- ESA celebrates the season by giving (The Journal - December 18, 2018)
12/22/20 - The Jefferson County Tuberculosis Association, Inc. – Kathy Williams, Treasurer and Jeanne DeGennaro presented Allen Keyser, Director of JCESA with a check to purchase the following critically needed lifesaving equipment: REALITi360 Ecosystem, and a D.A.R.T. ECG Simulator. Thank you for their continued support.
10/2/20 - The Country Roads Car Club of Jefferson County WV - presented Captain Craig Horn on behalf of JCESA with a check donation. We would like to take this opportunity to say, Thank you!
On March 9, 2020 – Rescuers from JCESA, along with Volunteers from Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department responded to an emergency call of a patient suffering from a cardiac event that resulted in a sudden cardiac arrest. Their quick response along with high quality CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support measures resulted in Return of Spontaneous Circulation. Despite the odds, the patient fully recovered and was later discharged from the hospital and is doing very well. The effort of the first responders undoubtedly contributed to the patient's survival. Today we had the honor to recognize and present a Life Saving Award to these individuals involved in this great outcome: Paramedic J. Lyons, Lt. Paramedic R. Napier, EMT Technician M. Ryan, EMT V. Morris, and volunteers from Shepherdstown Fire Department – EMS Chief M. DeMeritt, Lt. EMT T. Matlock, and Lt. Firefighter T. Baker.
8/6/20 - On behalf of the Jefferson County Tuberculosis Association, Inc. - Director David Fillman and Jeanne DeGennaro presented Allen Keyser, Director of JCESA with a check to purchase critically needed lifesaving equipment: Elastomeric Half-Facepiece Respirators, Replaceable Cartridges and Mask Bags; and Realityworks RealCare Baby's Accessories and Supplies.
A big Thank You to Rockwool – their generous $$ donation has provided Jefferson County first responders with new PPE gear in 2019! And more to come in 2020!
On August 17, a member of our community suffered a life-threatening medical emergency. 911 was called and paramedics, EMTs, and firefighters responded and provided exceptional care. Despite the odds, the patient survived and is doing very well. The effort of the first responders undoubtedly contributed to the patient's survival. Today we had the honor of presenting a Unit Citation Award to these individuals involved in this great outcome: R. Napier, D. Swan, K. Kerns, Lt. Wilson, B. Chaney, S. Chamblin, E. Vance, D. Defibaugh, S. Harris, J. Breeden, J. Hill, C. Griffith, B. McKenzie, D. Morrow, M. Rovelli, & G. Smith.
The first ever Unit Citation award in JCESA history was presented today by Chief Keyser to Lt. J.C. Tennant and Paramedic/Firefighter Richelle Lopez for their outstanding service following a motor vehicle accident on August 4. We are honored and humbled by the dedication of our team, and the service provided by this crew exemplifies that commitment. Each was awarded a certificate and uniform ribbon and a plaque memorializing the award will permanently remain on the lobby wall of the JCESA building.
The first-ever Meritorious Service award in JCESA history was presented today by Chief Keyser to Firefighter/EMT Bethany Chaney whose actions in a complicated situation on August 13 distinguished her from the standard performance expected of her position. We are honored and humbled by the dedication of our team, and the service provided by this crew exemplifies that commitment. Chaney was awarded a certificate and uniform ribbon, and a plaque memorializing the award will permanently remain on the lobby wall of the JCESA building. Pictured, from left to right, are Director Allen Keyser, Firefighter/EMT Bethany Chaney, Lt. George Wilson.
On behalf of the Jefferson County TB Society President Dr. Lloyd Tracy and Vice-President Lacie Mumaw, Jeanne DeGennaro presented Allen Keyser, Director of JCESA with a check to purchase two Intrubrite Video Laryngoscopes and two airway mannequins.
12/19/19 - The Women of the Moose Charles Town Chapter #1028 - Community Service Activity Night presented Allen Keyser, Director of JCESA with a check donation.