W. Va. dispatchers to receive advanced training

Dispatchers will be given a list of triage questions and CPR instructions to pass onto callers


By Kara Moore
Charleston Daily Mail

WINFIELD, W. Va. — Putnam County residents who call 911 will get more attention from the person on the other end of the line starting this summer.

Frank Chapman, director of the county's office of emergency services, told county commissioners Tuesday that his call center would be trained and ready to use new answering protocols in May ahead of a July 1 statewide deadline.

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