Lexington Fire Chief Fire Chief Kristin Chilton helped unveil the new Fire Department Community Paramedicine Program during a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Lexington Fire Station 2 on Eastland Drive. The program is designed in part to curtail the number of unnecessary ambulance runs. Paramedicine will send a paramedic or a nurse to those who call ambulances but only need primary care. The program will hopefully save the city money and free up much-needed ambulances for real emergencies.
Lexington Fire Chief Fire Chief Kristin Chilton helped unveil the new Fire Department Community Paramedicine Program during a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Lexington Fire Station 2 on Eastland Drive. The program is designed in part to curtail the number of unnecessary ambulance runs. Paramedicine will send a paramedic or a nurse to those who call ambulances but only need primary care. The program will hopefully save the city money and free up much-needed ambulances for real emergencies. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Lexington Fire Chief Fire Chief Kristin Chilton helped unveil the new Fire Department Community Paramedicine Program during a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Lexington Fire Station 2 on Eastland Drive. The program is designed in part to curtail the number of unnecessary ambulance runs. Paramedicine will send a paramedic or a nurse to those who call ambulances but only need primary care. The program will hopefully save the city money and free up much-needed ambulances for real emergencies. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

Man called 911 thirty times because he fell out of bed. This program stopped his calls.

February 28, 2018 04:39 PM