Rural Snapshot: EMS
May 19, 2022
In the fall of 2021, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC) conducted a statewide online survey of Pennsylvania's 744 Emergency Management Agencies. The survey had a response rate of 52 percent.
For this Snapshot, the Center grouped responses into the following two categories: Rural agencies/providers and Urban/Mix agencies/providers. Rural agencies/providers are those that serve rural county(s). Urban/Mix agencies/providers are those that serve urban county(s) or both rural and urban counties.
Following are two terms that are import...