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Curaplex® launches Stop the Bleed Kits as licensees of the Department of Homeland Security’s Stop the Bleed® Initiative

DUBLIN, Ohio – Curaplex®, the brand carried exclusively by Sarnova’s family of companies, is adding Stop the Bleed kits to their product portfolio.

Curaplex Stop the Bleed kits were designed to provide their end user with immediate access to products intended to stop traumatic hemorrhaging. These kits contain basic products for emergency responders or civilians to address a traumatic bleeding situation. These kits are all vacuum‐packed and tamper–proof for easy storage and opening.

These kits are available through both Bound Tree Medical ( and Emergency Medical Products Inc. (

“As we develop solutions to help further assist the men and women of emergency medical and public service professions, we also realize there is a large need to provide these same products to the public,” said Emilee Heifferon, Curaplex Kitting Product Manager. “Not only do our customers use these products in emergency scenarios, but there is an increasing need coming from the communities they serve.”

In the changing healthcare economy, Curaplex provides a comprehensive portfolio of products to meet the vast range of needs for emergency medical service professionals, acute care providers, and their patients. All Curaplex products and kits undergo careful selection and creation to ensure customers receive top–quality products.

Curaplex is a proud licensee of the Department of Homeland Security’s Stop the Bleed program. You can read more about the program here: STOP THE BLEED is a registered trademark to the U.S. Department of Defense.

About Bound Tree Medical:
Bound Tree Medical, part of the Sarnova family of companies, is a specialty distributor of emergency medical equipment, supplies, pharmaceuticals and product expertise for emergency medical services (EMS) professionals who provide pre‐hospital, emergency care, including first responders, EMTs and paramedics. Bound Tree supports the public safety community with a team of EMS‐experienced sales and support representatives, backed by strong vendors and a national distribution network. From everyday disposable items to extensive capital equipment, Bound Tree offers thousands of quality products from leading manufacturers to help our customers save lives. For more information, visit

About EMP:
Emergency Medical Products, Inc. (EMP) is an emergency medical equipment supplier that specializes in the distribution of pre‐hospital and emergency medical supplies. EMP has been serving the emergency medical supply and equipment needs of EMS, first responders, fire and rescue, public safety, hospitals, colleges anduniversities and more since 1972. EMP is a direct sales organization that offers an industry leading ecommerce website, customer service team and an extensive medical supplies catalog.

About Sarnova:
Sarnova, parent company of Bound Tree Medical, is the leading national specialty distributor of healthcare products in the emergency medical services (EMS) and acute care markets. The company is comprised of four major business units: Bound Tree Medical, DXE Medical, Emergency Medical Products and Tri‐anim Health Services. Together, the companies distribute more than 100,000 clinically differentiated medical products and supplies to thousands of hospitals and emergency care providers across the country. Sarnova is uniquely positioned as one of the industry’s only distributors that can offer customers a comprehensive portfolio of products supported by clinical expertise, refurbishment and repair services. Sarnova is a company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry. For more information, visit

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