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Tuition-Free EMS Training

Healthcare Industry

Michigan Works!

Organizations Involved

Northwest Michigan Works!, Missaukee EMS

Occupations Involved

Emergency Medical Technicians

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting individuals to work in a healthcare profession


Missaukee EMS and Northwest Michigan Works! collaborated to offer tuition-free EMS training to employees at rural Michigan fire departments. The initiative was supported by a MiLEAP grant. The goal of this initiative is to increase the number of EMS in the Missaukee area so that local fire departments have staff equipped to handle emergency calls.

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