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Paramedic response times faster as Fire and Rescue rolls out plan

December 5, 2023

Paramedic response times have become faster countywide as the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services has increased staffing and changed its strategies, officials said. Advanced life support (ALS) response times, involving paramedics, have decreased 24 seconds, according to Frederick County Fire Chief Tom Coe. https://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/public_safety/paramedic-response-times-faster-as-fire-and-rescue-rolls-out-plan/article_a565c26c-ad11-59cc-83fe-6e0b1e062813.htmlBetween January and September, the average time from dispatch of a medic unit to the patient’s side was 8 minutes, 10 seconds.

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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