RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com)--A new state-of-the-art REMSA dispatch and communications center is now officially up and running.
The new, expanded center was developed to allow REMSA to handle increased call volume and to utilize the best technology to best serve those in the Reno/Sparks area.
The new facility features 13 work stations that have full emergency medical dispatch and call-taking capabilities. Over the past 27 years, Remsa has seen a 4 to 6% increase in emergency call volume each year.
According to REMSA employees, the call center receives about 190 calls. Dispatchers are also trained EMTs.
The new call center was not paid for by tax payer dollars.