Cole County EMS Going to Twenty Hour Shifts
A plan to go back to 24 hours shifts for the Cole County Emergency Medical Services is now approved.
The Cole County Commission approved the measure yesterday (Thursday) after a year of 12 hour paramedic shifts.
The decision to switch back to the 24 hour shifts will bring a new pay scale and according to a spokesperson with the EMS paramedics may see a four to six thousand dollar raise.
The new 24 hour shifts start on August 26th.
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