When should I call for an ambulance?
  • A person(s) condition appears life-threatening or could worsen and become life-threatening.
  • Moving the person could cause further harm.
  • The person needs equipment used by and skill of paramedics or emergency medical technicians.
  • Driving would cause a significant delay in getting to the hospital.
  • A person(s) appears to be losing a large amount of blood.
  • Bleeding that does not stop.
  • Head injury with loss of consciousness, confusion, vomiting, or poor skin color.
  • Skin/lips that appear blue, gray, or purple.
  • A Cut or Burn that is large, deep, or involved the head, chest or abdomen.

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1. Who is in charge of EMS Billing?
2. What is the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic?
3. How do I make my home and family safer?
4. When should I call for an ambulance?
5. Is Borger EMS equipped to handle medical and trauma emergencies?
6. Does it cost to be evaluated by EMS?
7. What types of medical emergencies does EMS respond to?
8. Can I pick which hospital I want to go to?
9. How are ambulance services funded?
10. How many units do we have in Borger?
11. Where are the Ambulances housed?
12. Is Apollo part of Borger Fire EMS?