MIDDLETON (WKOW) -- Emergency medical teams need a full supply of medications on hand at all times as they respond to people in crisis, but in recent years, the drugs paramedics regularly stock have been hard to come by.
Middleton's EMS Director Steve Wunsch tells 27 News a national drug shortage has at times made some medications completely unavailable in the normal quantities and doses.
That availability problem has caused prices of common supplies to skyrocket.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.