Gold Cross EMS struggles with funding, non-emergency calls
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This situation needs to be resolved immediately by the new commissioners and GoldCross. Lives are at stake.
The MAJORITY of the ARC Commissioners are a worthless lot. And let’s not forget the thankfully outgoing, mayor. Together, they spend millions of dollars to hire a consultant company to provide life-support for a Department Director, but will not provide a million dollars to provide TRUE Life-Support for its citizens. In addition, the 911 Center needs to do a better job of triaging the calls, AND documenting the non-emergent calls. Gold Cross needs to alert the 911 Center of a false medical call, and have that address flagged as suspicious. The next time that address calls the 911 Center, a Deputy is dispatched, instead of an ambulance. If a TRUE medical emergency, then dispatch. If they complain about the response, remind them of past transgressions. Now that three of the more worthless and negative of the bunch are off the stage, let’s see how fast the new Commission and new Mayor, can get this debacle fixed — BY THE SECOND COMMISSION MEETING IN JANUARY !!!!!!
Gold Cross is an asset to the community. They were spot on when I needed them for my wife who was very sick and had a stroke. I can’t say enough about there service that was invaluable to us.