More Staff Requested For Campbell County EMS Departments

The Campbell County Public Safety Director is expected to ask for approval today, for additional career EMS staff and corresponding equipment. The Board of Supervisors will also consider a new EMS fee schedule and repairs for the Rustburg Rescue building. Currently, the county has 19 full-time EMS employees and one part-time employee. According to sources, 15 of them are assigned to three 24-hour shifts with five on each shift to staff the two medic units around the clock. The request is for six new full-time employees. The board will also consider approval for using money from the capital improvement plan for rescue vehicles and facilities to renovate the Rustburg Rescue building.

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