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York Region opens new paramedic response stations in the Town of Newmarket



Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York will open two new paramedic response stations in the Town of Newmarket to better serve the growing community. The stations are located at 135 Aspenwood Drive and 445 Harry Walker Parkway South.

The new stations have been built in areas that have seen an increase in population and will enable Paramedic Services to continue to support community health, safety and well-being.

Members of the media are invited to tour the Aspenwood station and vehicles, and to learn more about York Region’s commitment to strong, caring, safe communities.

When:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where:
Paramedic Response Station #16
135 Aspenwood Drive, Town of Newmarket

Who:
Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and CEO
Mayor John Taylor, Town of Newmarket
Lisa Gonsalves, General Manager, York Region Paramedic and Seniors Services
Chris Spearen, Chief, York Region Paramedic Services

York Region’s team of over 500 paramedics provide emergency response and community care to residents and visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. In 2018, York Region Paramedics responded to over 83,000 calls. Visit york.ca/paramedics for more information or follow York Region Paramedics on Twitter @yorkparamedics

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 52,000 businesses with over 636,600 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at york.ca/regionalservices


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Media Contact:

Joe Chawla, Community and Health Services, The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 77240, Cell: 289-716-7241
joe.chawla@york.ca

After hours: 905-806-1216; chs_media@york.ca

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