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Do the Ambulance Service personnel get paid?

Yes, they do. Sherman County Ambulance Service has teams of three personnel who rotate one week on call. They are paid a modest stipend to be on call and are paid an hourly wage of $20 per hour while on call (whether that time includes responding to a call or simply waiting for one). The … Continued

How many calls does the Ambulance Service respond to?

In 2021, Sherman County Ambulance responded to 203 calls. In 2022, we responded to 286 calls, which is about 29% higher than the same timeframe in the previous year.  For 2023, it is projected to be a 5% increase. The calls are about 75% medical and 25% trauma.

Is Sherman County Ambulance tax-supported?

Absolutely not! We are very proud to report that Sherman County Ambulance has NEVER received tax dollars from the citizens of Sherman County. The ambulance is self-supported mostly from patient-transport revenues and a smaller portion from memberships. You can register to be a member with the Sherman County Ambulance Membership Application.

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