Status Code Red2023-01-31T16:52:30-05:00

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If the Toronto City Council doesn’t invest in paramedicine and commit to delivering better care, there will continue to be less paramedics available, leading to longer ambulance wait-times, and in many cases, reach status “code red” when there are no ambulances available to respond to a 911 call.

Statistics

1139

Number of times Toronto Paramedic Services faced Code Red in 2021

26%

Increase in occupational stress injuries among Toronto paramedics over the past year

882%

Increase in WSIB costs for the City of Toronto (2013-2021)

Source: 2023 Toronto Paramedic Services Capital Budget

If the Toronto City Council doesn’t invest in paramedicine and commit to delivering better care, there will continue to be less paramedics available, leading to longer ambulance wait-times, and in many cases, reach status “code red” when there are no ambulances available to respond to a 911 call.

Statistics

1139

Number of times Toronto Paramedic Services faced Code Red in 2021

26%

Increase in occupational stress injuries among Toronto paramedics over the past year

882%

Increase in WSIB costs for the City of Toronto (2013-2021)

Source: 2023 Toronto Paramedic Services Capital Budget

If the Toronto City Council doesn’t invest in paramedicine and commit to delivering better care, there will continue to be less paramedics available, leading to longer ambulance wait-times, and in many cases, reach status “code red” when there are no ambulances available to respond to a 911 call.

Statistics

1139

Number of times Toronto Paramedic Services faced Code Red in 2021

26%

Increase in occupational stress injuries among Toronto paramedics over the past year

882%

Increase in WSIB costs for the City of Toronto (2013-2021)

Source: 2023 Toronto Paramedic Services Capital Budget

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