EMS providers working under Knopf's supervision have up to three levels of training, with the minimum amount of training being several hundred hours, between classroom and hands-on time. Paramedics are educated to an even more advanced level, with well over 1,500 hours of classroom and practical emergency medical training.
Another 5 to 10 percent of the ambulance service’s budget is from donations and a handful of trust funds of varying sizes. The rest is made up of subscriptions which allow locals to prepare by having a much more affordable, lower cost in the event of emergency calls for service to their homes, in public, or at community events.
P.O. Box 862Boyertown, PA 19512