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Community Ambulance Calls


Escalon Community Ambulance has listed its calls for service for the period from Wednesday, Feb. 10 through Wednesday, Feb. 17.


Crews responded to:

Heart problems – 4

CVA/Stroke – 1

Breathing problems – 0

Traumatic injury – 5

Other medical problems – 15

Total Patients – 25


Hospital destination:

San Joaquin General – 1

Doctor’s Hospital Manteca – 0

Doctor’s Hospital Modesto – 4

Memorial Medical Center – 8

Kaiser – Modesto – 2

Oak Valley Hospital – 5


Number of patients transported – 20

Number of patients without transport – 5


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