Shortage of EMTs cripples rural ambulance services

by Ruth Leubecker

Aggravated by the pandemic and hampered by a cost crisis, rural ambulance service is struggling to cope with everyday emergencies.

“I think vaccine mandates have something to do with it,” says Rep. Will Tuell. “While most have chosen to get vaccinated, even a small percentage not doing so will affect the entire workforce.”

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