Health Department scraps Maui, Kauai ambulance contract over staffing concerns

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2023
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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Who will provide 911 emergency medical services on Maui and Kauai? That’s the question after the Department of Health scrapped it’s latest contract awarding Falck Northwest Corp. the job. The Maui paramedics union who said they want to ensure this time around the contract stipulates services remain at their current level. Dial 911 and an ambulance with paramedics and EMTs are often the first to respond. And Donovan Keliipuleole, president of the Maui Paramedics Association said any decrease in services is unacceptable. “I think the biggest fear...

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