VB Rescue is the heartbeat of the Virginia Beach community and is a system of 10 individual volunteer rescue squads, in collaboration with the Department of Emergency Medical Services.

More than 500 volunteers and career EMS providers work with public safety partners to keep our community safe and healthy. Together, the trained and certified providers of VB Rescue are dedicated to delivering effective services for more than 54,000 emergency calls on a yearly basis.

Latest Blog Posts

  • July 12, 2024

    Virginia Beach EMS Nationally Recognized Second Consecutive Year for Heart Attack and Stroke Care

    EMS honored by American Heart Association for patient care and collaboration with other providers.

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  • May 20, 2024

    EMS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of National EMS Week

    The weeklong observance honors the EMS profession and its importance in protecting the safety and health of the public.

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  • May 3, 2024

    EMS Welcomes Its First Board Certified Community Paramedic

    Capt. Lyndee Tripp will link Virginia Beach patients to preventative and primary health care.

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