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Emergency Department Inundation and Ambulance Delays

The Chart below illustrates the number of occurrences, each week, in which a hospital extended an ambulance off-load time by greater than 30 minutes as a result of not having staffed emergency department beds available.

KSR represents the data for Kaiser Santa Rosa
SMC represents the data for Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa
SRMH represents the data for Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Monthly Hospital Extended Status Trend Chart
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Source: Redwood Empire Dispatch and Communications Authority (REDCOM).

Multi-year Hospital Extended Status Trend Chart
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Source: Redwood Empire Dispatch and Communications Authority (REDCOM).

Sonoma County Hospital Information Sonoma County Hospital Information Sheet (pdf)
Includes Emergency Medical Services data table.
Source: Sonoma County Department of Health Services.

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