(KFVS) - Lt. Governor Sheila Simon is accepting applications for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) subcommittee of the Governor’s Rural Affairs Council (GRAC).
The subcommittee will work to improve EMS services throughout rural Illinois. It's charged with identifying barriers to providing adequate EMS service in rural Illinois. Among those challenges are long ambulance response times that put patients at risk and recruiting and retaining the qualified emergency medical service personnel necessary to provide life-saving care to citizens in need, according to Lt. Gov.