Olmstead recognized for work as
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[June 20, 2017]
- At the Logan County Board Workshop on June 15, John Olmstead was
recognized for 42 years of service as a paramedic in Logan County.
Olmstead began working for Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital on
their ambulance service in February 1975, working as a medic until
November 1999. After Logan County Paramedics Association became the
ambulance provider, he worked for them from December 1999 until his
retirement in May 2017.
Logan County Board member Annette Welch read a resolution
recognizing the work Olmstead had done in the county over the years.
During his years of service, Olmstead was an advanced life support
paramedic, a shift manager from 1998 to 2016.
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Welch said it is estimated he "treated well over 25,000 patients"
and "travelled over half a million miles in transporting patients," accepting
all work assigned to him "without question or complaint.
The resolution also honored Olmstead for his professionalism and many years of
service to the community.
The board will vote on the resolution at Tuesday's Regular Board meeting.