When to Call Hatzolah of Passaic/Clifton EMS

Hatzolah should be called for any medical emergency, 24/7/365, including Shabbos, Yom Tov and Yom Kippur. If you are unsure that Hatzolah should be called, make the call.

Some examples of medical emergencies that Hatzolah should be called immediately:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Any Loss of Consciousness
  • Any Danger to Limb or Life
  • Burns
  • Car Accidents
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Chokings
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Faintings
  • Fires
  • Missing Persons
  • OB/GYN Emergencies
  • Poisonings
  • Seizures
  • Slips and Falls
  • Splinting or Bandaging Injuries
  • Strokes
  • Trauma with Serious Injuries

Remember; if you are unsure, make the call

During an emergency, and especially on Shabbos, some people have a tendency to search for a Hatzolah member they are familiar with by going to their home, shul, or calling them on the phone. This can result in significant delays in obtaining help and is strongly discouraged. Calling the Hatzolah emergency number is the most reliable way to obtain help quickly.

Hatzolah of Passaic/Clifton EMS does not provide pre arranged non-emergency transport. Hatzolah will, however, assist you in arranging such transport.

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