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Wisconsin EMS Flex Grant

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Jul 11, 2022

The EMS Flex Grant program will provide one-time funding to emergency medical services in Wisconsin to help stabilize EMS providers during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure the continuation of effective emergency medical response across the state. Funds may be requested for operating expenses and must be used to supplement the existing organizational budget.

Eligible uses of funds:

  • Supplies – examples include PPE, Respiratory isolation hoods (PAPRs), disposables, laptops, portable radios, cell phones, b/p cuffs, stethoscopes, and other items to replace those used during the pandemic
  • Equipment – examples include cardiac monitors, IV pumps, transport ventilators, no-touch thermometers, capnography monitors, portable ultrasounds, disinfectant fogger machines, ambulance child restraints, CPR assist devices
  • Emergency response vehicles – examples include ambulances, ATVs, snowmobiles, or winter EMS sleds
  • Training – required to use purchased equipment or to advance scope of practice
  • Staffing – to enhance recruitment and retention efforts

EMS Services licensed in the state of Wisconsin are eligible.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Maximum awards by category:

  • Up to $10,000 may be requested for supplies
  • Up to $30,000 may be requested for equipment
  • Up to $200,000 may be requested for ambulances
  • Up to $50,000 may be requested for other vehicles
  • Up to $15,000 may be requested for training
  • Up to $50,000 may be requested for staffing
Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Applications must be submitted through the EMS e-Licensing system.

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Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Wisconsin

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