Local EMT Receives Special Recognition

Mon 3-11-2019

(Spencer)-- Some special recognition for a local EMT.

The Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association has named Jeff Messerole as it's Instructor of the Year. Messerole was nominated for the honor by Clay County Emergency Services Director Tammy McKeever.

Messerole has been involved in emergency medical services for 37 years, starting as a combat medic in the U.S. Army and later as EMT, then as an Advanced EMT. He currently serves as a paramedic.

Messerole began teaching CPR in 1982. He became a full-time instructor when he joined Spencer Hospital in 2007.