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AFD Implements New Programs to Improve Patient Care & Reduce Non-Emergency 9-1-1 Calls

Fire Chief Paul Dow announced two new programs that AFD will launch in the coming months that will improve medical service to Albuquerque citizens and reduce non-emergency 9-1-1 calls. The Community EMS Care and Basic Life Support Rescue programs will help to reduce non-emergency calls so EMT's and Paramedics can respond to life-threatening calls quicker so the patient has an increased chance of survival.