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May 14, 2015

Ill. county ambulance service gets grant toward purchase of power cot

The Gazette-Democrat

MOUNDS, Ill. — The Pulaski County Ambulance Service recently received a grant from the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust, to help purchase a new power cot.

The grant is a 50 percent matching program, with a total amount of $7,939.90. The Oris B. Hastings Charitable Foundation, located in Cairo, donated the other 50 percent to purchase the power cot.

"It reduces the risk of injuries for the patient and staff," Eric Snedeker, risk management consultant for Pulaski County, said.

Read full story: Ambulance service receives grant funds