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Community Ambulance Calls

Escalon Community Ambulance has listed its calls for service for the period from Wednesday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, Sept. 21.


Crews responded to:

Heart problems – 0

CVA/Stroke – 1

Breathing problems – 0

Traumatic injury –2

Other medical problems – 10

Total Patients – 13


Hospital destination:

Oak Valley Hospital – 0

St. Joseph’s Medical Center – 1

Doctors Hospital Modesto – 4

Memorial Medical Center – 4

Kaiser – Manteca – 0

Kaiser – Modesto – 1

Doctors Hospital Manteca – 0


Number of patients transported – 10

Number of patients without transport – 3


Autumn is here. Test and replace batteries. Check or replace carbon monoxide batteries twice a year when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. Replace smoke alarm alkaline batteries at least once a year. Test alarms every month to ensure they work properly.