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911 cyberattack prevention program funded by DHS

- 11/17/2015

HOUSTON — Hackers and terrorists might target next-generation 911 dispatch centers, making the service unavailable for people in need. To prevent cyberattacks to emergency services, ...

Tennessee to launch 911 texting in 2017

- 11/08/2015

Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In two years, Tennessee residents will have the option to text their emergencies to 911. Tennessee Emergency Communications Board Executive Director ...

Dispatcher's point of view

- 11/04/2015

Spend a few minutes understanding the tasks, challenges and views of receiving 911 calls and dispatching emergency responders.

911 dispatcher fired over mistaken address

- 10/30/2015

Associated Press CROWN POINT, Ind. — An Indiana 911 dispatcher has been fired after entering the wrong address for a man having a medical emergency, contributing to a 47-minute delay ...

EMT suspended after trying to save choking girl

- 10/28/2015

NEW YORK — An EMT was suspended from his job for trying to save a 7-year-old girl who was choking on her lunch at school. The girl is now on life support and brain-dead, ABC7 reported. When ...

Teach stroke signs with a sing-along song

- 10/23/2015

The AHA is using sing-a-long videos to teach the most common warning signs of stroke.

Clinical solution: 25-year-old female with possible fracture

- 10/22/2015

The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), which was first held in 1987 and designated by the U.S. Congress in 1989. The areas of focus for DVAM are: Mourning ...

Study: Stroke recognition, response subpar in US

- 10/16/2015

STIRLING, Scotland — Just over half the people in the U.S. would know how to recognize a stroke and when to call an ambulance, a new study found. Researchers say the results suggest ...

Woman live streams video of drunken driving

- 10/13/2015

Some concerned viewers called 911, others urged her to stop driving before she caused a crash.

Woman live-streams video of drunken driving

- 10/13/2015

Associated Press LAKELAND, Fla. — Authorities say 911 calls from concerned viewers led to the arrest of a Florida woman who was streaming live video of herself while driving drunk. Lakeland ...

ND EMS agency sees jump in ambulance need

- 10/13/2015

Jennifer Johnson Grand Forks Herald GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Altru Health System in Grand Forks has seen a 15 percent increase in ambulance calls this year, but there is no clear reason ...

911 call: Man tells dispatcher he is "too high" on marijuana

- 10/12/2015

Police found the Ohio man, 22, on the floor in the fetal position and surrounded by snacks

EMS, police respond 7 times to 'rescue' body in Detroit front yard

- 10/08/2015

By Christy Strawser CBS Detroit DETROIT — It’s not exactly life-like, with its white cotton head and black body, but lying there face down on the grass, totally slack, with its ...

Butt dials: 30 percent of 911 calls in San Francisco

- 10/06/2015

SAN FRANCISCO — A Google research project found that 30 percent of San Francisco’s 911 calls coming from mobiles are accidental "butt dials"; calls accidentally made. Even ...

Milwaukee launches community paramedics

- 09/29/2015

The program will focus on treating chronic medical conditions and assist patients before they need to call 911.

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