EMS Shortages Leave PA In Dire Need For Personnel

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By Megan Solensky

ERIE, Pa. (Erie News Now) – As the EMS shortage continues to plague the country, Pennsylvania is in dire need for personnel.

Education Manager James Kifer says the shortage is drastically impacting EmergyCare’s response time.

EmergyCare’s Certification Programs welcomes those as young as 16 years of age.

The training program is roughly 150 hours and is offered twice a year.


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