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EMS purchases new ambulance


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Coffee Regional Medical Center recently purchased a brand new Ford F350 Type 1 ambulance from Emergency Tactical Rescue Vehicles (ETR) thanks to special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) funds designated by our generous community. CRMC EMS now has a total of 7 units. These units ensure we are available to successfully respond to emergencies outside the walls of our medical center while staying true to Our Purpose; To Serve, To Heal, To Save.

 

The new unit is state-of-the-art and equipped with the latest life-saving technology. Also, the unit features a power load system and a power cot. This power load system allows our paramedics and emergency responders to quickly and safely load patients into and out of the unit.

 

Named the #1 EMS Service in the State of Georgia for 2019 by Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association (GEMSA), our CRMC EMS service exemplifies outstanding service within our community. Covering all of Coffee County CRMC EMS extends over 600 square miles and serves a county population of over 43,000. In 2019 the service had 7,300 calls. That is an average of 20 calls every single day for emergency response. In addition to emergency calls, our EMS service serves in many other capacities, including:

 

First responders that provide Advanced Life Support 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

A unit that manages transports locally and out of town.

Units that transport hospital to hospital critical care patients

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