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Southwest Michigan ambulance services brace for staffing shortages

Medic 1 director: 'The costs of everything keep going up'

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BENTON HARBOR — Stagnant funding and rising costs have lead to a crisis that isn’t felt until someone is having a health emergency.

Emergency medical services (EMS) around the state and country are experiencing an ever-growing concern that they won’t be able to respond when an emergency arises.

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EMS services across the country are facing higher costs as well as staff shortages.

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