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September 29, 2009

WMC EMS ACQUIRES NEW, LARGER AMBULANCE VEHICLE

WAYNESBORO, Tenn. — Wayne Medical Center Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently received a new and larger ambulance vehicle to help better serve the Wayne County community, according to Greg Eaton, director of EMS.

“The new ambulance features advanced life support equipment and a larger patient compartment. All our ambulances contain equipment that meet the state’s EMS requirements,” said Eaton, who became director of EMS earlier this year after serving as assistant director for more than two years. Eaton has more than 18 years in the emergency services field.

Wayne Medical Center EMS has an A-rated department consisting of paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) who are state certified to provide the highest quality emergency medical care. The EMS department in Waynesboro utilizes five ambulances, three that are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Wayne Medical Center provides urgent care through its Emergency Department. Wayne Medical Center's Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is staffed with a physician, as well as a registered nurse.