MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) – One among Mid-Michigan’s ambulance providers is shutting down.
STAT EMS, which relies in Flint, despatched a letter to staff saying the corporate will wind down operations by Saturday. Workers have been instructed that every one shifts after Saturday are canceled.
House owners Marc and Stephen Lund mentioned the corporate will proceed a really restricted operation for the remainder of March earlier than shutting down fully by March 31.
STAT serves Genesee, Saginaw and Tuscola counties. The corporate signed a contract with the town of Flint final fall to turn into the first ambulance supplier for the town.
Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley mentioned the town pulled out of the contact with STAT when it turned clear STAT was chopping its operations. Operations will proceed as the established order for the town now.
The ambulance firm has supplied service all through Mid-Michigan for 23 years. Genesee County has no less than 5 different ambulance suppliers able to dealing with emergency calls.
The discover comes as present and former staff at STAT EMS say they’re nonetheless ready on their W-2s to finish their 2022 earnings taxes. The IRS requires corporations to provide the tax type to employees by Jan. 31.
Textual content messages from CEO Marc Lund promised to ship W-2s by Feb. 17, then Feb. 21, then Feb. 24 and at last final week. Workers say they have been nonetheless ready this week.