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By John White
CEO Klickitat Valley Health 

The EMS District levy and why it's important for the county

Guest Commentary


Many of you are already aware that Klickitat County formed a new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) District that includes all of the county except for the areas covered by Fire Districts 2 and 10 (Bickleton and Alderdale). However, many of you may not know about this and how it impacts Klickitat Valley Health (KVH), your hospital. The formation of the new EMS District and the many actions it will take to make the EMS District active and sustainable are complicated, and I can’t fit them all in here. So I’ll touch on the major points and encourage you to ask questions if you need more detail. Please feel free to contact me directly at 773-1008.

The new EMS District is intended to own and...

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