West Tennessee Healthcare is pleased to announce it will begin providing emergency medical services for the citizens of McNairy County in Southwest Tennessee effective September 1, 2017. The agreement between West Tennessee Healthcare and McNairy County ensures that emergency medical services will continue to be provided for McNairy County without interruption following the end of a contract between McNairy County and another organization.
“We are excited about expanding our high-quality services to this community,” said Joyce Noles, Executive Director of Medical Center EMS. “We have offered employment to all current employees of EMS in McNairy County, and we will be equipping the staff with three new ambulances.”
Medical Center EMS will be temporarily located in the north Selmer fire station along with Selmer Fire Department.
Tim Adams, Vice-President of Hospital Services, said, “We look forward to working with McNairy County to provide these important services to the community and to ensure quick access to healthcare when its needed most.”
Medical Center EMS also currently serves Benton, Chester, and Madison Counties in West Tennessee.
West Tennessee Healthcare is a public, not-for-profit healthcare system with locations throughout 17 counties in West Tennessee. The mission of West Tennessee Healthcare is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve while providing exceptional and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wth.org.