Caliber Care+Transport will be sending crews and vehicles to assist under AMR’s FEMA contract
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENT
Nashville, Tennessee – As a network provider under American Medical Response’s contract with FEMA, Nashville-based Caliber Care+Transport, is responding to the request to aid in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian. Caliber has deployed 9 crews with patient transport vehicles, along with additional supplies. We anticipate the crews will be on a 7-14-day activation, but that can change as the situation evolves. The crews will stay in the area as long as needed. When the crews arrive at their assigned area, they will be working under the guidance of FEMA, state and local EMS agencies.
“Caliber’s motto – Compassion Drives Us, is clear with this misison. We’re honored to provide assistance when our communities need it most,” said Kyle Calvert, Caliber’s Co-founder. “We were able to send 9 crews and assets down, with more on standby, while still providing service for all the states we serve.”
AMR is FEMA’s prime emergency medical service response provider and has a national agreement with FEMA to provide ground ambulance, air ambulance, paratransit services and non-ambulance EMS personnel to supplement the Federal and Military response to a disaster, an act of terrorism or any other public health emergency.
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About Caliber Care+Transport
Caliber Care+Transport, part of CalvertHealth, is one of the nation’s largest providers of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT), providing services across the US. Caliber offers ambulatory, wheelchair, stretcher, and bariatric transports. For more information about Caliber, visit www.caliber.care and follow Caliber on Facebook CaliberCare and Twitter.
About American Medical Response
American Medical Response, Inc., America’s leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 28,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals work together to transport more than 4.8 million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. AMR also provides fire services through Rural Metro Fire Department, www.ruralmetrofire.com. For more information about AMR, visit www.amr.net and follow American Medical Response on Facebook AMR_Social on Twitter and Instagram.