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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Botetourt County Fire & EMS Receives State Recognition

Photo of a fire truck with Botetourt fire and EMS logo and VACO Logo

The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has announced the 29 recipients of the 2022 Achievement Awards, which recognizes excellence in local government programs.  We would like to congratulate Botetourt Fire & EMS for being a recipient in the public safety category. 

Botetourt Fire & EMS was nominated for the VACo award because of their recent accomplishment of being recognized as the 2021 EMS Agency of the Year by the Governor’s Office and for their work during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  During the pandemic, the department launched the “Boost Botetourt” Campaign which brought COVID19 vaccines to the homes of those most vulnerable.  Botetourt Fire & EMS is one of the most community minded departments in Virginia and is focused on providing top notch pre-hospital care and they continue to evolve as one of the leading departments in the region. Read the full awards submission here.

VACo received 100 submissions from governmental organizations throughout the Commonwealth. To read the full VACo release click here.


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