Murrieta implements emergency medical dispatch system

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The medical priority dispatch system with Murrieta Fire & Rescue went live Tuesday, Aug. 4, to improve service to the citizens of Murrieta in emergency medical situations. Valley News/Courtesy photo
MURRIETA – A new medical protocol system has been implemented by the Murrieta police and fire communications center that will enable dispatchers to accurately assess each emergency medical situation and send the best possible response. The medical priority dispatch system went live at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, to improve service to the citizens of Murrieta in emergency medical situations. Dispatchers will receive on-sight and hands-on training with the system providers for the next two days. The best possible response time for any emergency is immediate. The emergency medical dispatch system allows Murrieta dispatchers to quickly perform an initial triage to determine the type of medical or trauma situation being reported, dispatch appropriate emergency services as necessary and
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