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The Salt River Ambulance District Board met Wednesday, January 19 at the ambulance base in Shelbyville for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting was brought to order by Chairman Phil Leatherman.
Keith Hewgley, primary instructor, provided a memo outlining the training during the last month. He also gave a flyer to each board member advertising the Stop the Bleed class that the district is qualified to teach.
The classroom portion of the EMR (First Responder) class was scheduled to conclude January 22. When clinical hours are completed, the District will have six new responders. Two other responders are recertifying their skills.
It was reported the Supreme court upheld CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) relative to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. Clarification from CMS is the ETS does not apply to most Emergency Medical Services.
Kieth Pantaleo, Director, presented the 2020 budget. After discussion, the board voted to accept the budget as presented.
Pantaleo also suggested changes to the office staff holiday time policy and change of date for seniority payment entry. The board voted to have necessary changes made to the Employee Handbook.