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, ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In two years, Tennessee residents will have the option to text their emergencies to 911.
Tennessee Emergency Communications Board Executive Director ...
Spend a few minutes understanding the tasks, challenges and views of receiving 911 calls and dispatching emergency responders.
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 ...
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.
The AHA is using sing-a-long videos to teach the most common warning signs of stroke.
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:
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 ...
Some concerned viewers called 911, others urged her to stop driving before she caused a crash.
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.
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 ...
Police found the Ohio man, 22, on the floor in the fetal position and surrounded by snacks
By Christy Strawser
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 ...
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.
The program will focus on treating chronic medical conditions and assist patients before they need to call 911.