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Washington County’s new 911 dispatch heart opened on the St. George Metropolis Commons Constructing on Monday after a three-week set up interval.

The $ 1.3 million, 6,000 sq. foot facility is a step up from the county’s earlier 2,400 sq. foot facility and may accommodate as much as 20 dispatchers, though at the moment solely seven 9 dispatchers work per shift.

Cindy Flowers, the delivery heart supervisor, mentioned her staff usually wanted a brand new dispatcher each 5 years because the area grew. The extra consoles will permit the middle so as to add these new dispatchers as wanted, Flowers mentioned.

Central St. George dispatchers are hosting a media day at their new location on Monday, March 29, 2021.

Along with extra space and delivery consoles, Flowers mentioned they’ve upgraded the expertise from telephones to radios. The brand new heart additionally features a nursing room for moms.

Funding for the brand new heart got here from charges that police, firefighters and medical companies pay to make use of their companies, Flowers mentioned. Residents additionally pay a further payment to the delivery heart by way of their taxes.

Different information:New St. George space hospital set to open in October 2023