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Brodhead Area EMS Crew care for a simulated ro-botic patient in respiratory distress during training with Mercyhealth.

This is the third of a series of four articles, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Brodhead Area Emergency Medical Service.  The first two articles shared their humble beginnings and progress through the years. Today’s feature informs the community about the Brodhead Area EMS service today.

A great deal has happened in world of emergency medical care and with the Brodhead Area EMS in the past 30 years.  They started with a used, donated ambulance housed in a borrowed garage.  Through the years, they were able to build their own EMS building, buy a new ambulance, welcome new members, but most importantly they enhanced their training and capabilities to improve the emergency pre-hospital medical care the Brodhead area receives.

Pick up the Feb. 26th print edition for full story….