Bulacan's first sea ambulance deployed to the coastal areas. Contributed photo

CITY OF MALOLOS –Bulacan coastal areas now has its first ever sea ambulance that will serve its communities of their emergency medical needs. 

Gov. Daniel Fernando led the blessing of the P8-million worth sea craft ambulance the provincial government acquired for Felix T. Reyes Extension District Hospital in the coastal area of Barangay Pamarawan in this city. 

The Felix T. Reyes Hospital is a provincial government owned hospital.

Gov. Daniel Fernando inaugurates the first ever Bulacan coastal community sea ambulance. Contributed photo

The ambulance with one medical bed, portable stretcher, a cabinet and other fundamentals and measures 32 feet in length, 8 feet molded beam, 3.11 feet depth, 20-30 knots speed can carry six to eight persons will also provide 24/7 emergency medical assistance and services to nearby coastal barangays including Barangay Caliligawan, Namayan, Masile, Babatnin, Lantad in City of Malolos, Masukol in Paombong town and Pugad and Tibaguin in Hagonoy town. 

Fernano said coastal communities has been using their private motorized bancas for their medical emergencies but rhis time, the provincial government had provided for their ambulance. 

Dr. Alfredo B. Agmata, Jr., OIC director of the said hospital saiid just like the regular ambulance, a standby 24 hour driver and staff will be available for the coastal communities.