Ministry, subsidy panel
By Ken Anderson
to discuss pact May 15
A special ambulance subsidy committee organized by the five municipalities under contract with Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH) met Monday after it was learned ambulance service could stop after Jan. 1, 2015, unless emergency medical services (EMS) fees are adjusted.
The towns of Lincoln, Cloverland, Washington and Hiles, along with the city of Eagle River, received a request from MERMH to increase their yearly subsidy for ambulance service.
Ministry has been providing EMS services by