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Wellington EMS offers basic instruction

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Check out the possibility of enrolling in the Wellington EMS Basic class beginning Oct. 18.

By Bev Odom


WELLINGTON — Looking for a way to serve the community? Wellington Emergency Medical Service (WEMS) is offering a 14-week Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18.

With classes at the WEMS barn, 703 Ft. Worth St., instruction will be from 6 to 10 p.m. every Monday and Thursday plus one Saturday per month from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Applicants must be able to pass a drug screen and background check, have a valid driver’s license and provide a shot record. Students must turn 18 years old by June 18, 2022, to be able to take the National Registry exam.

Cost of the class is $200, which includes the textbook, clinical paperwork, uniform shirt, clinical name tag and the cost of drug screen and background check. Students must also graduate high school or obtain a General Educational Development (GED).

With a limited class size, contact instructors Farris Nation at 806-205-1891 or Charmayne Hampton at 806-662-5765 for more information and to reserve a spot.




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