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Tue, July 22, 2014

UPDATED: EMS REPLACEMENT LEVY ON NOVEMBER BALLOT

San Juan Island EMS will seek a replacement 6 year levy on the November 2014 general election ballot. Property values have dropped since the existing levy was passed. By the end of 2016, the estimated tax revenue loss to EMS will be $2.6M. This shortfall necessitated significant cuts to this year’s EMS budget. Unless revenue […]

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Mon, June 16, 2014

Cardiac Save Rate Soars in San Juan County

Each year, approximately 300,000 persons in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) or sudden death with an average of only 7.8% surviving to be discharged from the hospital. But here in Washington State and San Juan County, the story is very different.

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Mon, May 19, 2014

National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine’s “front line.” Please join us in thanking our first responders this week for the job they do.