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April 29, 2023

Hatzalah of South Florida, From 2021 to 2023

Looking at Hatzalah of South Florida from 2021 to 2023, the organization has grown by leaps and bounds, and the HatzalahThon fundraiser is a big part of what made that happen.

Partner with us with a HatzalahThon donation, click here.

April 24, 2023

HatzalahThon: What Cost Is Too High When Saving A Life?

In business, one of the goals is to spend the least amount possible to meet the minimum standards acceptable. Thankfully, Hatzalah South Florida is not a for-profit business.

With an overarching goal of providing the highest level of pre-hospital care possible, HSF has time and again made the strategic decision to invest and reinvest in the well-being of the community.

April 1, 2023

As Pesach Approaches, Hatzalah of South Florida and Orlando Stand Ready

With over 200 volunteers covering emergency medical calls in thirteen cities, Hatzalah of South Florida is sending the message that residents and guests can feel confident that the organization is ready and prepared to help in their time of need.
April 2, 2023

Hatzalah South Florida Makes Significant Investment in New Cardiac Monitors

The explosive growth of South Florida’s Jewish community is well documented. In an ongoing pursuit to provide the thirteen cities Hatzalah South Florida currently serves with the highest level of medical care, HSF took delivery of 25 of 40 brand new state-of-the- art cardiac monitors on order.
January 02, 2023

Boca Raton receives new Hatzalah ambulance

Ambulance equipped with the latest high tech devices will serve the growing Jewish community in the Boca Raton, Florida area.
January 11, 2023
Fully stocked with cutting edge lifesaving equipment, the new ambulance flashes Hatzalah of South Florida’s unique colors as it does what it does best, saving lives with dignity and comfort.
September 29, 2022
When Hurricane Ian hit Florida, Rabbi Sholom Schmerling of Chabad of Venice and North Port sprung into action. As the storm damaged his synagogue’s roof, blew over the menorah and knocked down his trees, he answered frantic calls from members of his community.
September 29, 2022

BOOTS ON THE GROUND: Hatzalah Rescue Teams In Hurricane Ian Affected Areas

The First Responders were called to provide assistance to the beleaguered local communities that suffered devastating damage from the historic storm surge.
June 15, 2022

Hatzalah South Florida Marks One Year Since Gov. DeSantis Signed Historic Bill

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary since the Volunteer Ambulance Services bill was signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

The law gave Hatzalah South Florida the legal latitude to use lights and sirens while responding to emergencies in their private vehicles and allowed it to begin transporting patients to the hospital in their state-of-the-art ambulances.
January 5, 2022

MDA creates computer-aided dispatch system for Hatzalah South Florida, marking the first time this AI technology is used in the U.S.

It marks the first time MDA’s dispatch technology has been adopted by an EMS organization in the United States.
January 5, 2022

Hatzalah South Florida Receives State of Florida Approval To Operate In Palm Beach County (Boca Raton Etc)

The Florida Department of Health has issued an operating license to Hatzalah South Florida (HSF) for Palm Beach County. This is a timely accomplishment for HSF, as it seeks to expand its lifesaving services into Palm Beach County.
December 18, 2021

Hatzalah South Florida, Magen David Adom Team Up

Sergio Carmona South Florida Sun-Sentinel (MCT) Hatzalah South Florida and Magen David Adom made their years of cooperation official when both organizations signed an agreement to continue sharing knowledge and training in a ceremony in Aventura that was attended by hundreds of people.
December 17, 2021

Hatzalah South Florida, Magen David Adom sign agreement

MDA is Israel’s paramedic and Red Cross service, while Hatzalah South Florida is an all-volunteer emergency medical service organization which…
December 16, 2021

It marks the first time the dispatch technology has been adopted by an EMS organization in the United States.

Magen David Adom creates computer-aided dispatch system for Hatzalah South Florida
June 28, 2021

Hatzalah paramedics at Florida building collapse

Hatzalah helped treat over 60 patients for a multitude of medical issues. Hatzalah doctors also helped dispense medication on-site.
June 24, 2021

Dozens of Jewish residents missing in condo collapse

Also responding to the scene Thursday were first responders from Hatzalah of South Florida, who are medical first-responder teams that serve orthodox Jewish communities in major American cities.
June 17, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that adds funding for Jewish causes and supports Hatzalah emergency-service workers

DeSantis ensured that faith-based, volunteer first-responder services, like the Orthodox-run Hatzalah ambulance corp., can operate more fully, including using lights and sirens in an emergency if they meet specific criteria and have been operating for more than 10 years.
June 14, 2021

DeSantis signs new law supporting faith-based volunteer ambulance services

Hatzalah of South Florida is the first — and for the time being – only private volunteer faith-based emergency response team in Florida.
October 19, 2020

HATZALAH …volunteers saving lives around the world

Everything stops! Your personal life pauses and your training takes over. You are now rushing to an emergency that requires immediate lifesaving medical intervention. This is a typical daily event in the life of a Hatzalah of South Florida (HSF)
helping those in need
emergency calls
asking for help
Target average response time
emergency vehicles
to serve our community