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Florida County to Take Over Ambulance Operations

Two months of research showed the county could operate the ambulance service with no taxpayer subsidy


 
 

FELICIA KITZMILLER, News Herald | | Thursday, September 20, 2012


PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Bay County will take over emergency ambulance operations from Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System with a target date of Jan. 1, 2013.

Commissioners made the decision following a presentation by Emergency Services Director Mark Bowen at Tuesday’s regular meeting. After about two months of research, Bowen reported Bay County’s Emergency Management department could operate the ambulance service with no taxpayer subsidy.

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