Paramedic Urges You to Support Measure O
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I have worked as a Paramedic for 28 years in the Willow Creek area. Over the years I have seen many positive lifesaving outcomes due to Hoopa Ambulance being able to fund an Advance life support (ALS) Ambulance located in the willow Creek area. Before we were located to the willow Creek area our response time was 25 minutes up to an hour. Due to the measure Z funding our response time for Motor vehicle accident on the 299 corridor is about 11-14 minutes, we are about an hour and 15 minutes from a level 3 Hospital. Our average response for Medical calls is around 5 minutes, with an hour and 15 minute to a cardiac center. The measure Z funding that is provided to the Ambulance allow us to maintain ALS coverage 24/7, this saves lives. Please support measure O.
Rod Johnson –Paramedic