Working Together Is Producing Results

March 21, 2019


MANCHESTER — In a program that could become a model for other Connecticut towns, three local entities have joined forces to address the lack of diversity among emergency responders.

Manchester Fire-Rescue-EMS and the Ambulance Service of Manchester are working with the Board of Education to sponsor an EMT training course at Manchester High School.

The 18 students in the pilot version of the course, now in its first semester, meet immediately after the school day, along with a handful of Saturday sessions.

The free course is taught by Melissa Osborne of the Ambulance Service of Manchester and Bryan Goulet, of Manchester Fire-Rescue-EMS.

For more, read this Journal-Inquirer news story.