Spirit EMS record

Spirit Emergency Medical Services weekly log

April 17-23

According to Brian K. Hathaway, Spirit EMS president/CEO, Spirit handled nine emergency medical dispatches from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office’s 911 dispatch center. That was five more calls than the week prior.

There were two calls for the week in the Houston EMS district which includes Loramie and Washington Townships, including Lockington and excluding Russia.

There were seven dispatches in the Perry Port Salem district, which includes all of Salem and Perry Townships, including the Village of Port Jefferson.

In the Houston district, both patients were transported to the hospital.

In the Perry Port Salem District, there were seven calls in which Perry Port Salem Rescue and Spirit EMS were both dispatched, with Perry Port Salem handling two of the calls. Spirit handled four of the calls.

Perry Port Salem, Spirit EMS, and Sidney Fire/EMS handled one of the calls jointly, which involved multiple injuries from a motor vehicle crash. At the injury crash, firefighters from Port Jefferson and Sidney, along with Shelby County deputies assisted.Spirit EMS responded with two ambulances to the injury accident, while Port Jefferson and Sidney Fire/EMS each responded with one.

Of the seven calls in the Perry Port Salem district, crews had nine patient contacts. Two patients in the Perry Port Salem district refused transport after an evaluation by EMS personnel.

Of the nine patients transported in all last week, two were taken to Upper Valley Medical Center and seven to Wilson Health.

Spirit EMS responded to 100% of its dispatches last week.