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Healthcare News In Nemaha County; Hospital Gets Level 4 Trauma Center Designation

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Nemaha Valley Community Hospital was recently designated a Level Four Trauma Center, one of 17 in Kansas. The designation recognizes the hospitals ability to provide emergency care, with a primary role to stabilize seriously injured patients, and if necessary, transfer them to a higher level trauma center. There are four separate categories of designation by the Kansas Trauma Program, based ... Read More »

American Red Cross looking for volunteers for K-State Spring Game

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Each fall, the Kansas Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross assists Kansas State University by hosting First Aid Stations at the Wildcats home football games. Volunteers provide minor first aid to those in need and provide supplies that will enable direct assistance to game attendees. Volunteers need to be certified in CPR and First Aid, and can receive ... Read More »

Washington Ambulance Service short staffed

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Washington Ambulance Service is looking at it’s options as they have been short staffed for quite some time now.  Options include contracting out to fill the open hours in the schedule, finding an EMT who would be cross trained as a city employee or contacting the Washington County Hospital to see if hospital nurses could help fill in.  There are ... Read More »

Gage County discusses Rescue Squads status

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The Gage County Board of Supervisors were updated Wednesday on rescue services taking place in the county. Beatrice Rescue has responded to 1,789 runs so far in 2010. Beatrice is currently covering transports for Beatrice, Wymore and Odell. Approximately 1,500 calls were in the Beatrice area with an additional 80 in the Wymore, Blue Springs and Barneston area. Beatrice Rural ... Read More »