Other Facts

Equipment and Miscellaneous Information

Vehicles – Two ambulances housed in one location
(803-2 responded to 24 calls last year)

  • 1973 – Purchased 1st ambulance for $1.00 with federal grant
  • 1988 – 2nd vehicle put into service for cost of $67,000
  • 1996 – Retired 1st ambulance
  • 2006 – Purchased 2006 ambulance for $131,000 and retired second ambulance
  • 2017 – Purchased new ambulance for $150,000

Equipment

  • 2005 – 3 Motorola XTS handheld radios
  • 2006 – Stair chairs and cots replaced
  • 2007 – CPR manikins with Heartsaver material, 12 lead EKG Monitor
  • 2008 – Second 12 Lead EKG Monitor
  • 2009 – 12 Miniter V pagers
  • 2010 – Additional 10 Miniter V pagers added to aid in a required switch to a Narrow Band System

Income

  • 88.5% Patient Fees
  • 3.5% Federal Assistance Program
  • 8% Donations (Oostburg & Cedar Grove United Funds; Oostburg State Bank; Private donations)