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EMS Gets New Ventilators

February 20th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Emergency Medical Services has placed two portable ventilators into service, allowing more advanced treatment in the field and to better serve critically sick or cardiac arrest patients.  Recently, 15 staff members completed Critical Care Master Vent Program training. This is a first for EMS use in Allegany County. The transport ventilators will be installed on an ambulance housed in LaVale while another will go into operation with a chase car.