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Health Care Professionals Lobby on Behalf of Alternate Destination Bill

A group of more than 30 health care professionals visit with legislators to support AB 1795. The bill would allow specially trained paramedics to transport patients with mental health and alcohol intoxication needs to sites other than emergency rooms, and give local emergency services agencies the authority to develop alternate destination programs — allowing for more direct access to appropriate care and increasing efficiency for local emergency response systems.

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