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CPR for Stockdale EMS fails

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October 10, 2011, 10:20am
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An attempt to save the Stockdale Emergency Medical Services (EMS) from closure has failed.

Wilson County Pct. 4 Commissioner Larry Wiley told fellow commissioners Ricky Morales, Paul Pfeil, and Albert Gamez Jr., and County Judge Marvin Quinney that $50,000 to $60,000 is needed for the EMS to continue covering more than a third of the county’s land area. Without that money, Wilson County Health & Public Safety Coordinator Edwin Baker said service will end as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11.

The service area, which includes the communities of Kosciusko, Stockdale, Sutherland Springs, and Pandora, will likely be covered by EMS squads from La Vernia, Floresville, and Nixon. The commissioners will take action to redraw service boundaries at a future meeting.

For more, read the Oct. 19 print edition of the Wilson County News.

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One Voice  
November 7, 2011 5:37am
Why doesn't the county stop with giving themselves raises every year - and put the money to the good of the county - instead of putting it in their own pockets. ... It is hardly ever about the amount of money - but the way ... More ›

November 6, 2011 8:50pm
hi i was wondering why stockdale and other city dont call in cert for assistant in helping im fully state licensed cna nurse im cpr aed certified and first aid certified and community emergency responce team member certified ... More ›

Dana Wilson  
Floresville, TX  
October 11, 2011 7:24pm
I, as a 9-1-1 dispatcher am so sorry to see this happen. I am concerned for the citizens in the Stockdale service area and hoped that this could be resolved. Thank God for Mary Hernandez of Wilson County Volunteer EMS, aka ... More ›

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
October 11, 2011 10:33am
The Wilson County News received this e-mail message earlier today from Steve Martinez of the Poth Volunteer Fire Department: "Starting at 0800 today Stockdale EMS will no longer take 911 calls. This is in effect until ... More ›

Floresville, TX  
October 10, 2011 11:25am
there funding stops at 8:00 am tomorrow?

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