By Catrina Vargo
Louisa, KY -- Recently, the Lawrence County Emergency Management Service received an ambulance that was donated by an anonymous source. "We greatly appreciate the gift" said EMS Director, Michael Woods. He said it would be put to good use as part of the emergency vehicles used by EMS.
Lawrence Co. EMS received this ambulance donated by an anonymous sourceWoods also reported that Project Lifesaver training classes were conducted November 15 -16, and will be ready to go this week. Project Lifesaver is a search and rescue program for Alzheimer's patients or people with any cognitive disorder who may wander off, putting themselves in danger. This means peace of mind for those caretakers of loved ones with these problems.
project_lifesaver_logoWoods said the cost would be around $25, but there are a few available systems that was included in the grant, that would be free of charge, based on income.
"After Monday, November 17, we will be certified with Project Lifesaver and can get everything ready to start taking to clients. It will take them (Project Lifesaver) about 10 business days to get us totally active in their system." Woods said. For more information, call 606-638-0334.
Woods is also in the process of a grant proposal for a new, modified local weather alert system. Details will be posted as information becomes available.
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