Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office warning about possible delays in Acadian Ambulance response times

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PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – If you live in Iberville Parish, this message is for you.

COVID-19 is slowing response times for Acadian Ambulance.

The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office is providing details about this situation below:

Attention Iberville Parish Residents:

Due to the state of emergency Iberville Parish is facing with the resurgence of COVID, please be advised that Acadian Ambulance services MAY have delayed response times.

The possible delays are due to the fact that Acadian Ambulance is responding to higher call volumes.

Ambulances also have longer wait times at emergency rooms for the transfer of patients to facilities with available beds.

Additionally, Acadian Ambulance is required to sanitize their units if a COVID positive patient is transported.

Please know that Acadian Ambulance Services and the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office remain dedicated to providing our residents with the best and safest care possible.

Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions, Acadian Ambulance Station – Baton Rouge can be reached at (337) 291-3333.

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