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Commission focuses on EMS sustainability

Calling 911 doesn’t guarantee that an ambulance will be sent to your aid.

At least, it’s not a guarantee in Wyoming, because emergency medical services are not considered essential.

This is something that could change in the near future, however, and the Crook County Commissioners are keen to start looking for ways to support local ambulance services now, rather than wait for the state to make its own changes.

At the request of Commissioner Jeanne Whalen, representatives from each of the county’s ambulance services were in attendance at last week’s meeting. Discussions centered on a listening...