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Below is a list of data that highlights just how bad the situation is.
- 75% of calls are for medical service. 25% are fire calls.
- 54% of medic transports are for Medicaid patients: only reimbursed (between) $250-$600 per patient- which does not fully cover overhead costs. “Retail” fee for transport is billed at $2,100 which is often not paid in full.
- 400 business or commercial occupancies. About 30,000 residents and many hundreds of people travel into winfield each day to work, shop, and visit our medical facilities.
- Training Requirements for each staff member (yearly):
Training Type Hours Hazardous Materials 25 Rope Usage 25 Paramedic Skills 30 Fire Fighting Operations 25 OSHA/Safety 20 Emergency Driving Skills 30 Total 155
How new funds will be used
Comparison of Referenda
|2021 Referendum||2022 Referendum|
|2 new Ambulance Crew Positions (24/7/365)||2 new Ambulance Crew Positions (24/7/365)|
|1 new Ambulance||1 new Ambulance|
|Facility Updates/Upgrades||Facility Updates/Upgrades|
|Fire Prevention||Fire Prevention|
|Open South Station||Open South Station|
|Fire Engine & Fleet Upgrades||Fire Engine & Fleet Upgrades|
|1 Additional Medic/Firefighter to form jump company (with new ambulance crew)||1 Additional Medic/Firefighter to form jump company (with new ambulance crew)|
|Ladder Truck||Ladder Truck|
|Ambulance Fee Reduction for Residents||Ambulance Fee Reduction for Residents|
Remodel Current Station vs. New Construction
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