LEASA EMT Academy returns after 2 year hiatus



Livia Epperheart | WVOW News


LOGAN The Logan Emergency Ambulance Service Authority EMT Academy continues this year after ceasing to operate for the past two years due to COVID.


The program started last Tuesday and will continue until June twenty-fourth. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Exam and become certified in the state of West Virginia.


Last May, paramedic Brad Furrow and critical paramedic Eric Browning visited Logan County high schools to present the LEASA program to high school seniors.


Furrow stated that he and Browning thought of the program to find a solution to the lack of interest in Emergency Medical Services


Current classes are filled but a longer class will be starting in July. That class will operating only two days per week instead of the current five days per week. There are 25 spot open for the July class.


For more Information visit leasa.org or call 304-752-0917.


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