Dispatcher receives award for helping deliver baby over the phone

A southeast Missouri woman who works at Stoddard County Ambulance District was recognized for...
A southeast Missouri woman who works at Stoddard County Ambulance District was recognized for assisting a mother in delivering her baby over the phone. (Source: Stoddard County Ambulance District)
Published: Jan. 2, 2019 at 11:16 AM CST
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DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - A southeast Missouri woman who works at Stoddard County Ambulance District was recognized for assisting a mother in delivering her baby over the phone.

Crystal Gibson received the “Star of Life” award, Communication Divisions “Employee of the Year” award and also received a stork pin.

Stoddard County Ambulance District says because of Lt. Gibson’s quick reaction, knowledge of EMD protocols and general compassion for people a healthy baby was brought into the world with her assistance.

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