EMS

April 23, 2019 - 12:24 pm
The Wichita City Council learned Tuesday about efforts within the city and county to optimize emergency responses. Wichita Fire Chief Tammy Snow discussed how the city and county worked together in their optimized deployment project. When a medical call comes to 911, they determine the severity of...
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March 09, 2019 - 11:26 am
A statewide shortage of trained medical personnel has left many rural county ambulance services having to delay hospital transfers to ensure they have enough staff for emergencies. For example, in Norton County in northwest Kansas, the county's 5,400 residents are served by six full-time volunteers...
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Dreamstime
July 21, 2017 - 11:39 pm
MULVANE, Kan. (KNSS) – A motorcycle rider was hospitalized following an accident on the Kansas Turnpike. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday just north of the Mulvane exit. KSN News reports that the man, 38, laid his motorcycle down and under an EMS vehicle. He was transported to an area hospital...
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