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May 6 Public Forum on EMS

News Date: Friday, April 9, 2021

​Issues with coverage, capacity and resources for emergency medical services in Pennsylvania have become increasingly critical and unsustainable in recent decades.
​Issues with coverage, capacity and resources for emergency medical services in Pennsylvania have become increasingly critical and unsustainable in recent decades. Learn the roots of the problem and how proposed legislation would give counties a tool to help at a free online event, "Can Counties Help Combat Pennsylvania's EMS Crisis?," on May 6, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., sponsored by the Pennsylvania Economy League and CCAP.

CCAP’s Executive Director, Lisa Schaefer, will moderate the discussion with state Senators Lisa Baker and Tim Kearney, co-sponsors of pending EMS legislation; Don DeReamus, legislative chairman for the Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania; Kevin Boozel, Butler County commissioner, CCAP president and CCAP EMS Task Force co-chair; and Mark Hamilton, Tioga County commissioner and CCAP EMS Task Force co-chair. Visit here to register.