Med 6 Ambulance Completes First Shift

Amherst County Public Safety’s new Type 1 Ambulance, Medic 6, went into service on May 18, 2021.

Med 6 finished its first 24-hour shift Wednesday, May 19, 2021, and was staffed by Ryan Whidden, Advanced EMT-FF, and Vianca Chaidez EMT-Paramedic.

The 2020 Ford F-550 PL Custom Advanced Life Support Ambulance will be based at the Amherst Rescue Station and serve the community from the Town of Amherst. The ambulance was partially funded by a Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Grant and the Board of Supervisors. Amherst County Press Release.

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