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Ambulance Services Hurting in Oklahoma's rural areas


 
 

Vallery Brown | | Monday, December 15, 2008


OKLAHOMA CITY -- Rural ambulance service in Oklahoma is in crisis, according

"The model we set up is collapsing, said Shawn Rogers, the state Department of Health s emergency services director.

Three ambulance services have closed this year and about 50 have closed since 2000, Rogers said. All relinquished their licenses because of financial hardship.

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