The Brant-Brantford Paramedics and the Brant Community Healthcare System are experiencing a high demand for service.
BRANT COUNTY - The County of Brant is asking residents to only call 911 for emergencies.
Chief of Paramedic Services Russell King says the Brant-Brantford Paramedics and the Brant Community Healthcare System are experiencing a high demand for service.
"Paramedics are ready to serve the community. Please remember that we have a limited number of resources available and when all ambulances are in use, it makes it more challenging to respond to critical incidents."
Call 911 immediately for any life-threatening medical problem including:
- Chest pain,
- Difficulty speaking,
- Sudden intense pain,
- Severe burns,
- A suicide threat,
- Weakness or numbness on one side of your body or,
- Other serious medical problems.
If you are unsure about your symptoms, call Telehealth Ontario and get free, quick medical advice anytime. Toll free: 1-866-797-000 or TTY: 1-866-797-0007.