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Reno County EMS will receive a nearly $200,000 federal grant to help recruit new emergency responders for the county's rural areas.
It's the latest move in a massive overhaul of the county's Emergency Medical Services division.
To combat widespread staffing shortages, Sedgwick County is offering signing bonuses up to $5,000 for some new employees.
The Sedgwick County Commission is split over how to spend $185,502 that was originally earmarked for emergency medical services.
Sedgwick County has named an interim director of emergency medical services from within the department's ranks after Dr. John Gallagher was removed last week.
Sedgwick County EMS Director Dr. John Gallagher was placed on paid administrative leave Monday.
A decision whether to keep Dr. John Gallagher as Sedgwick County EMS director rests with Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz.
This is a detailed timeline showing how the Sedgwick County EMS crisis has unfolded.