Syracuse ambulance crews make 911 house calls

Jeff Romanick, a paramedic at AMR sits in his rig last week. AMR ambulance crews now treat some 911 callers in their homes instead of taking them to hospital emergency rooms if they have minor illnesses. Dennis Nett/syracuse.com

SYRACUSE — Juanita Pople’s lower back pain got so bad last month she called 911.

But when an AMR ambulance arrived it did not rush Pople to a hospital emergency room.

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elderberry

Good idea.

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