January 26, 1998
'We're always a phone call away'
Evergreen Medic One serves the communities of Bothell, Woodinville, Kirkland, Redmond, Duvall and Carnation, covering over 140 square miles of area. Last year they answered 5500 calls, ranging from problems such as chest pain and shortness of breath, to drug overdose and trauma.
Operation Achievement: keeping kids on track
Most troubling was the serious lag in academic achievement that occurred when suspended students would return to their classes, and experience frustration and failure because they'd fallen far behind in their workload. This often led to further disruptive behavior and the ultimate decision to drop out of school.