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CCMSD approves new stand-by service policy for ambulances

A new policy for stand-by service at public events has officially been approved for Crook County Medical Services District (CCMSD) ambulances. The policy includes a fee to cover the costs of ambulance and also the medical staff, who must be brought in specifically to cover the event.

The service will continue to be available on request for all events in the area, with a charge of $150 per hour for an advanced life support ambulance and $100 for a basic life support ambulance, with a two-hour minimum.

However, the policy gives discretion to the CEO or their designee to waive those fees or offer...