WI All Ways Forward

Rescue Divas Saving Area’s Future

Ashland County

In far northern Wisconsin, a demand for more emergency medical technicians (EMTs) is providing middle school girls with a pain-free opportunity to experience an ambulance ride and see how an emergency room works.

With help from a grant provided by UW-Madison, Ashland County EMT Carrie Okey has launched Rescue Divas, a summer camp dedicated to introducing girls to emergency medicine.

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