University Ambulance Service receives Centre County leadership recognition

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — University Ambulance Service (UAS), part of Penn State University Health Services, has been awarded the 2017 John Auman Leadership Award by the Centre County Association of Township Officials.

The award recognizes outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to municipal government by making Centre County a better place to live. UAS is cited for its remarkable service within the community and dedication in securing a bright future.

UAS is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. It responds to approximately 1,200 emergency calls each year, serving both the University Park community and providing special assistance to local emergency medical units. UAS is staffed by certified student emergency medical technicians, volunteers and emergency response professionals. Staff respond to medical emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

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Last Updated November 10, 2017