Hospital Board approves Hartley EMS request
By ZELDA BETH LANG
During May 29’s regular Dallam-Hartley Hospital board meeting, Hartley Emergency Medical Services requested help in purchasing a new Frasier built ambulance to replace the current vehicle.
Hartley EMS has received grants and donations from a few organizations as well as various private donations. Those donating were Hartley Co. $90,000; Texas Department of State Health Services, $35,000; Channing Fire Department, $10,000. Various private donations added up to $5,000, bringing the grand total to $140,000. The EMS asked for $15,000 to finish paying for the ambulance and came to the D-H County Hospital for help. Total cost of the ambulance is $156,474. The Board voted to provide the $15,000.
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