More and more ambulance services are needing cash transfusions to stay in business.
Volunteers are scarce, operational costs are rising, and revenues are not keeping pace. So some of the most rural services are starting to consolidate.
That includes Calex—originally named for Caledonia and Essex Counties—which now serves St. Johnsbury, Danville, and Littleton, New Hampshire.
VPR rode along on a call that may have saved a life.