Its called the financial trifecta for the planned new headquarters for the Moshannon Valley Emergency Services Headquarters.
This week, an application is approved for three hundred thousand dollars in federal funding for the project joining funds from local and state grant programs in helping to provide a total of just over two million dollars.
The Philipsburg ems service has outgrown its current cramped quarters plus the new site will offer expanded services
“We did hire a regional training coordinator.were going to be doing a lot of training through the program. hopefully EMT, paramedic, advanced EMT’s and so forth”
Its a project thats been in the works for nearly seven years. The new ems headquarters at the former Philipsburg State Hospital site will cover nearly ten thousand square feet
“This would be a great project.improve safety and health for people in the Moshahnon Valley area.additional job creation, additional training”
The Mo Valley EMS, which primarily serves Centre and Clearfield Counties, handles more than 14 hundred calls a year.