Ohio EMS agency sends additional emergency crews to help during Hurricane Dorian

Spirit Medical Transport has sent four more EMS personnel and two more ambulances along with additional medical supplies


By Dayton Daily News, Ohio

GREENVILLE, Ohio — Spirit Medical Transport of Greenville is responding to a second request from FEMA for additional aid in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, said Brian Hathaway, company president and CEO.

Spirit has sent four more EMS personnel and two more ambulances along with additional medical supplies. This is in addition to the four EMS personnel and two ambulances and medical supplies it already sent on Friday.

Medical crews will likely be on a 7-14-day activation, which can change as the situation evolves.(Photo/Spirit Medical Transport)
Medical crews will likely be on a 7-14-day activation, which can change as the situation evolves.(Photo/Spirit Medical Transport)

Crews will likely be on a 7-14-day activation, which can change as the situation evolves.

 

Just mobilized 2 more crews to the hurricane region. Be safe guys and we’ll be praying for you all to make a safe return!

Posted by Spirit Medical Transport on Monday, September 2, 2019

When the crews arrive at their assigned area, they will be working under the guidance of FEMA, state and local EMS agencies.

“It is important to know that sending these resources does not affect our ability to provide timely medical response for all the communities we serve,” Hathaway said.

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©2019 the Dayton Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)

 

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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