Pictured, left to right: HCEMS Captain David Burdett; HCEMS Lt. Brandy Rogers; Chattanooga Elks Lodge #91 Exalted Ruler David Thompson; HCEMS Lt. Jamie Snevley; and HCEMS Lt. Jay Jones
HCEMS received specialized manikins for their EMS Training Division ton Wednesday.
Chattanooga Elks Lodge #91 donated $3,500, which was used to purchase the Obstetric Susie Birthing Simulator.
"This specialized equipment will give HCEMS personnel a more realistic training experience on birthing a baby," officials said.
The Chattanooga Elks Lodge #91 Exalted Ruler David Thompson is also a retired paramedic with HCEMS.
“The Chattanooga Elks Lodge #91 was excited to hear we were awarded the Gratitude Grant worth $3,500.
This grant is used to purchase the equipment for HCEMS,” said Mr. Thompson.
HCEMS Director John Miller said he is appreciative for this donation and how these new manikins will enhance training capabilities for their employees.