Altru Emergency Medical Services Receives ‘Service Of The Year’ Award

K. William Boyer
Devils Lake Journal

Grand Forks, N.D. - Altru’s Emergency Medical Services has won the “Service of the Year” Award for the Northeast Region of North Dakota. 

Altru Devils Lake Clinic Dr. Derek Wayman receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

“We’re honored and proud to be recognized by the North Dakota EMS Association,” said Timothy Nesdahl, Ambulance Supervisor for Altru. “COVID-19 posed a challenge to all EMS Services in the state last year. Our Altru team came together to serve our community, state and region.” 

Altru Clinic

This award is given to a service that exemplifies outstanding professionalism and service to their community.  The intent of this award is to recognize a service that significantly contributed to the provision, development and quality improvement of pre-hospital care and EMS.

Altru Devils Lake family medicine physician Dr. Stephanie Foughty receives the COVID-19 vaccine

“We are thankful to the ND EMS Association for choosing to honor our team during EMS Week,” said Nesdahl. 

K. William Boyer is the Managing Editor of the Devils Lake News Journal. He can be reached at, or by phone at (701) 662-2127.  

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