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Community Ambulance Calls

Escalon Community Ambulance has listed its calls for service for the period from Thursday, Oct. 6 through Wednesday, Oct. 12.


Crews responded to:

Heart problems – 4

CVA/Stroke – 0

Breathing problems – 5

Traumatic injury –6

Other medical problems – 19

Total Patients – 34


Hospital destination:

Oak Valley Hospital – 1

St. Joseph’s Medical Center – 0

Doctors Hospital Modesto – 13

Memorial Medical Center – 7

Kaiser – Manteca – 0

Kaiser – Modesto – 6

Doctors Hospital Manteca – 1


Number of patients transported – 28

Number of patients without transport – 6


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