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September 19, 2021

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Bluffton EMS experienced 514 calls in 2017

Involving 385 patient transports

Bluffton EMS experienced a busy 2017, according to Jan Basinger, EMS chief.

The squad responded to 514 calls for assistance. Of those calls 426 were of a medical nature. September was the busiest month with 52 total calls.

Bluffton’s EMS handles calls in the village Richland Township and Orange Township, in addition to mutual aid. Of the 514 calls 426 were in the village.

In 2017 the EMS transported 385 patients. Of those, 211 transports went to Bluffton Hospital.

Total runs by month, by location and by medical category are in the attached chart.