Put-in-Bay Township Emergency Medical Services has been a leader in Advanced Life Support since 1977. Put-in-Bay Township has supported the service through tax levies and the Volunteers have supported the service through fund raisers.
Put-in-Bay Township EMS and Put-in-Bay Township has partnered with St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center of Toledo to provide a fulltime Paramedic on the island of South Bass year round and to provide support and training for the volunteer staff with Patrick Rogers, EMS Manager. Through the cooperation of Put-in-Bay Township and St. Vincent’s, during the busy summer months additional part-time staff are hired to cover the large increase in call volume. Put-in-Bay Township and St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center provide four ambulances (3 on Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island and 1 on Middle Bass Island) all are fully equipped with the most modern Advanced Life Support equipment and medications.
Mercy Medical Health Clinic is located at the Put-in-Bay EMS Station on South Bass Island for the treatment of patients.
Put-in-Bay Township EMS covers approximately 169 sq/miles and 9 islands. Calls to other islands and water rescues are handled in conjunction with the Put-in-Bay Village Harbor Patrol and Put-in-Bay Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Put-in-Bay Township EMS averages 400 EMS calls per year.
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