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Lincoln County finalist for AmbuBus casualty transport conversion kit

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Lincoln County was  one of 25 finalists to be nominated across the country for an AmbuBus Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit from First Line Technology, a value of $35,000!

The public decides who the worthy organization is by voting on Facebook.  Voting begins on Sept. 3 on Facebook at and ending on Sept. 20.

Having the resource of an AmbuBus Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit would greatly impact in the transporting of multiple patients during a mass casualty.  Lincoln County only has one hospital which will experience a surge with any major disaster and will require an AmbuBus Stretcher Conversion Kit.

The Lincoln County Health Department Emergency Planner, Emma Epplin, works to identify public health issues within the County especially related to county wide emergency planning.  The nomination placed Lincoln County Health Department as one of the top 25 organizations worthy of the AmbuBus Stretcher Conversion Kit for all first responder agencies to utilize.

Cooperating agencies include county municipal police departments, the Sheriff’s Office, fire districts, Emergency Management Agency, and Emergency Medical Services is essential to the planning and mitigating hazards.

Please nominate Lincoln County in receiving this equipment, starting September 3 at!