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EMS dollars handed out to Midwest communities

Regionally, several communities in the Midwest have received funding for EMS services in the latest offering from the Alberta government.

Communities receiving direct funding include:

  • County of Vermilion River – $1,989
  • County of Minburn – $4,375
  • MD Wainwright – $5,425

Communities receiving funding for training and equipment include:

  • Dewberry – $3,000
  • Paradise Valley – $7,000
  • Town of Wainwright – $2,200
  • Edgerton – $5,000
  • Chauvin – $7,000
  • Vegreville – $3,000

This second funding allocation from Alberta totals $2.5 million to communities across the province to support medical first responders growing costs of increased event volumes, population growth, and general inflation of equipment and fuel, say officials.

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