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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Ambulance service grateful for donations in 2018


January 3, 2019

WORLAND – Washakie County Ambulance Director Luke Sypherd, a national certified paramedic with a bachelor’s degree in paramedicine and a master’s degree in emergency management, reported on Wednesday that the county ambulance service answered 963 requests in 2018, with 746 patients transported for medical services.

The ambulance service, not funded by a mill levy but funded through the county general fund, relies greatly on private donations and grants to operate, and received $20,000 in private funding in 2018.

“We are very grateful to the donors,” said Sypherd, who especially...

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