Emergency transports reinstated in Las Vegas

Just after voting to end EMS transports, city council decides to allow FD to transport Delta-level patients


By Aida Ahmed
The Las Vegas Sun

LAS VEGAS — Less than a month after voting to end emergency medical service transports by the North Las Vegas Fire Department, the North Las Vegas City Council has reinstated it.

In the past few months the council has gone back and forth on the decision to allow the fire department to transport sick and injured patients with the medical priority level of "Delta," the most seriously situations, to the hospital, shifting from the private ambulance service MedicWest.

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