Congratulations and thank you, Riverside Fire Chief Michael Moore, for 42 years of service to our region.

Riverside, CA – Riverside Community Hospital today recognized Fire Chief Michael Moore for his years of service to our region during our 50th Anniversary EMS Celebration. The event included recognitions, games, music and food truck for paramedics, EMTs, flight crews, police and fire fighters. 

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of EMS Week, Riverside Community Hospital thanked several first responders for great saves in the community. Mike Hoyt, chief operating officer at Riverside Community Hospital, emceed the ceremony. “Happy EMS Week to our paramedic, EMT, flight, fire and police partners,” Mike said in his welcome. “Each of you play a vital role in our community’s safety and wellbeing.  At RCH, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Our EMS partners help us live our mission and we honor and thank you for your dedication to public safety and lifesaving services.”

The recognitions presented to paramedics, EMTs and flight crews were for cohesive quick thinking that contributed to saving lives.  We also recognized a deputy from the Riverside Sherriff’s Department and officer at the Riverside Police Department for each using tourniquets to stop life-threatening bleeding before EMS arrived.

The ceremony concluded with a special recognition for City of Riverside Fire Department Chief Michael Moore who is retiring.  Chief Moore has served the region for 42 years and been dedicated to local community since 2014. 

Congratulations AMR Paramedic Tigger P., AMR EMT Jace C., Corona Fire team Robert C. and Michael G. and Mercy 22 team Ray J.and Paige E. for your great save.

Congratulations AMR Paramedic Pricilla T. and AMR EMT Luke C. on your great save.

Congratulations Deputy Oldenburg, Riverside Sherriff’s Department – Jurupa Valley, for making a great save and stopping bleeding on a patient before EMS arrived.

Riverside Police Department Officer Matthew Chipukites also saved a life from stopping bleeding during an incident before EMS arrived.