Can I be taken to any hospital I choose?

No. Due to limited resources and liability, department standard operating guidelines require that you be transported to the nearest hospital that can handle your emergency.

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1. When should I call 911?
2. Where should smoke detectors be placed in my home?
3. Where should fire extinguishers be placed in the home?
4. Where can I see if my child safety seat is installed properly?
5. What should I do if an emergency vehicle approaches with lights flashing and siren wailing?
6. What are the burning regulations in Franklin County?
7. Is there a charge for emergency medical services?
8. Where does the money from the emergency medical services revenue recovery program go?
9. Can I be taken to any hospital I choose?