EMCC, OCH and Oktibbeha County partner for EMT training

STARKVILLE — Officials from Oktibbeha County and East Mississippi Community College gathered at OCH Regional Medical Center Nov. 28, to mark a collaboration that will provide members of the Oktibbeha County Fire Department an opportunity to earn their emergency medical technician (EMT) certification without leaving the county.

OCH emergency room physicians, nurses and paramedics will serve as instructors for the EMT course taught to firefighters, with EMCC providing oversight of the program.

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