The Starke County EMS Department will purchase a used ambulance to replace the current transfer unit stationed at Starke Hospital.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members considered a request from the EMS department to transfer funds to cover fuel and maintenance costs.Continue reading
Ambulance transfers continue to be a steady income for the Starke County EMS Department.Continue reading
A newer vehicle will be a part of the Starke County EMS fleet as a non-ALS transport vehicle.Continue reading
The Starke County Fire Association members are currently reviewing the First Responder program operations.Continue reading
After seeing a sharp decline in revenue for Starke County Emergency Medical Services, Clerk Mary Lynn Ritchie informed the Starke County Commissioners this week that revenue is swinging in a positive direction.
The Starke County EMS Department will purchase a second Lucas Device thanks to a generous donation from the Knox VFW Post #748.
The Starke County EMS staff has been busy with ongoing training. EMS Director Travis Clary gave the update during Monday’s Starke County Commissioners meeting.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where IT Director Richard Franks and EMA Director J. Nier will update the board on the fire department radio communications issue and the Starke County First Responders. Also, they will talk about an invoice from J&K Communications for radios.
About 20 people have applied for the full-time positions available in the Starke County EMS Department.
The Starke County Council members heard a proposal for a primary transfer unit to work out of Starke Hospital in Knox.
The Starke County EMS staff is learning how to use their new software.
EMS Director Travis Clary told the commissioners this week that they met with Health EMS officials on Friday to go over the new report writing software. The new software will allow the office to report required statistics to the state. The previous software was no longer compliant in this capacity.
The Starke County EMS Department will be getting new reporting software, as the current software is no longer able to keep up with required reporting statistics to the state.
The reporting software for the Starke County EMS Department is getting an upgrade.
The Starke County Commissioners will discuss the courthouse elevator bid when they meet tonight.
Starke County Commissioner Kathy Norem addressed those in attendance during the county council meeting last week about a rumor that piqued interest of county residents.
The Starke County EMS Department will be getting a Lucas Device thanks to a Starke County Community Foundation Grant.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where EMS Director Travis Clary and Clerk Mary Lynn Ritchie will have an update for the board while Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler will provide information on where the department stands on spring and summer operations.
Starke County Emergency Management Agency Director J. Nier and EMS Director Travis Clary attended a briefing with FEMA representatives on Thursday in order to learn more about the public financial assistance that is available to the county to help with flood relief.
EMA Director Nier explained that in order to be eligible for public assistance, the county had to reach about $85,000 spent dealing with flood recovery. Nier said that number was not only reached, but it was surpassed, with close to $2 million spent during the immediate response. Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners will have updates from several departments when they meet tonight.
Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler will have a flood damage assessment update for the commissioners tonight along with other information from the highway department. EMS Director Travis Clary and Clerk Mary Lynn Ritchie will provide an update as well as IT Director Mark Gourley.