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Texas city looks to recover millions spent on EMS at festivals

- 09/30/2014

By Philip Jankowski Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Austin taxpayers covered $4.25 million of the cost of providing police, ambulances and fire protection for festivals last ...


Rural ambulances to benefit from proposed Ore. bill

- 09/27/2014

KTVZ.com REDMOND, Ore. — During a visit Friday to Redmond Fire and Rescue, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., announced he's introduced legislation to preserve emergency care in rural Oregon ...


Pa. community celebrates ambulance service's success

- 09/27/2014

By Diana Nelson Jones Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Before 1967, the best ambulances had little more than oxygen bottles, suction units and gurneys. In Pittsburgh, they ...


Insurance co. letter misleads Pa. residents on EMS services

- 09/26/2014

By Bill Toland Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SHALER, Pa. — On an emergency call last weekend, Shaler Area EMS employees encountered a patient who was reluctant to board the ambulance. “I ...


Lack of volunteers leaves N.D. service on brink of closure

- 09/23/2014

By Kevin Bonham Grand Forks Herald LAKOTA, N.D. — Lakota Ambulance and Quick Response is on life support. The elixir for revival is volunteers. But they seem to be in short supply ...


Conn. nonprofit ambulance service ends after 70 years

- 09/19/2014

A drop in town funding and a proposal to pay EMTs per call instead of per hour, led to the upcoming closure


Conn. nonprofit ambulance service ends after 70 years

- 09/19/2014

GRISWOLD, Conn. — After 70 years of responding to medical emergencies, Griswold Ambulance will close its doors on Oct. 17. “It’s a very hard day,” William Czmyr, president ...


Volunteer ambulance co. defends service as town looks to switch

- 09/19/2014

By Peter Marteka The Hartford Courant GLASTONBURY, Conn. — With officials reviewing how it provides ambulances and paramedics during emergencies — the current provider defended ...


Ind. county continues contract with local EMS provider

- 09/16/2014

By Jessica Wray Evansville Courier & Press BOONVILLE, Ind. — Warrick County Commissioners tapped St. Mary’s Warrick Monday evening to continue providing emergency medical ...


3 Vt. towns explore shared ambulance service

- 09/15/2014

The Associated Press ROYALTON, Vt. — Three Vermont towns are looking to create an ambulance service for the area, saying it could lower taxpayer costs. The Valley News reports the ...


Ohio city reconsiders improved service to village

- 09/08/2014

By Eric Robinette Journal-News OXFORD, Ohio — The city of Oxford has reopened discussions with College Corner about providing EMS service to the Preble County portion of the village. City ...


N.C. city cracks down on nearly $4M in unpaid EMS bills

- 09/04/2014

By Keith Strange The Mount Airy News DOBSON, N.C. — While officials note they are still trying to get the kinks worked out regarding the process, they say efforts to aggressively go ...


N.Y. council kills fire-based ambulance service

- 09/04/2014

By Thomas Prohaska The Buffalo News LOCKPORT, N.Y. — In the face of unanimous public opposition, at least so far as speakers at the meeting were concerned, the Common Council voted, ...


Key West moves to bring ambulance service in-house

- 09/04/2014

By William Axford Florida Keys Keynoter KEY WEST, Fla. — A city-run ambulance service in Key West is moving forward as city commissioners are expected to approve tonight the purchase ...


Conn. town seeks EMS proposals to update 1970s-era service

- 09/01/2014

By Peter Marteka The Hartford Courant GLASTONBURY, Conn. — The town is reviewing how it provides ambulance and paramedic service during emergencies – a service that has remained ...


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