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Vt. responders learn to deploy portable hospital

- 01/02/2015

By Tom Momberg Bennington Banner BENNINGTON, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Health, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Medical Services, administered an orientation ...


N.C. ambulance crashes through building during heavy rain

- 12/26/2014

By Billy Marts Aberdeen Times ABERDEEN, N.C. — A Moore County ambulance crashed into a building in Carthage during heavy rain Wednesday, authorities said. The crash accident happened ...


Opinion: No on-duty or in-uniform social network posts

- 12/21/2014

By Amy Eisenhauer Recently there have been several news articles about first responders getting into trouble with their social media accounts; such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Historically, ...


Bystanders, EMS, hospital all critical to cardiac emergency survival

- 12/05/2014

The Emporia Gazette EMPORIA, Kan. — On Nov. 25, Jason Steinhoff experienced his worst nightmare while driving an 18 wheeler cross country: severe chest pain. He remembers feeling ...


Survival Story: Man found in bed not breathing

- 11/26/2014

His roommates began early CPR and although EMTs suspected he would have significant brain damage, he was showing normal responses after two days


26 in Texas sickened by synthetic marijuana

- 11/19/2014

The Statesman AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas Since noon on Monday 26 people have been sickened by the synthetic marijuana commonly known as K2, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. The agency ...



Jersey City awards EMS contract

- 11/13/2014

By Michaelangelo Conte The Jersey Journal JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Barnabas Health EMTs, officials and supporters applauded, shouted and jumped from their seats last night after the Jersey ...


Retired paramedic reflects on changes to EMS

- 11/13/2014

By Beth Smith The Gleaner HENDERSON, Ky. — Nearly 40 years ago when Henderson County resident Steve Wring stepped into an ambulance for the first time, the idea of a hospital-operated ...


Ohio EMS station ransacked, uniforms stolen

- 10/28/2014

ATHENS, Ohio — Thieves burglarized an Athens EMS station stealing several duffle bags containing uniforms and ID cards. Ambulance crews were stationed at a Halloween block party when ...


Canadian PTSD story good for the head, and the heart

- 10/09/2014

Occasionally I see a story that warms my ole' EMS heart. Within a week of reporting that the British Columbia EMS system had denied a medic's claim of post-traumatic stress disorder ...


Texas city looks to recover millions spent on EMS at festivals

- 09/30/2014

By Philip Jankowski Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Austin taxpayers covered $4.25 million of the cost of providing police, ambulances and fire protection for festivals last ...


Sandy Hook responders oppose regionalized dispatch center

- 09/09/2014

By Nanci G. Hutson Newstimes.com NEWTOWN, Conn. — Regionalized emergency dispatch is a hot-button issue in town -- and likely to get hotter -- after two volunteers charged with researching ...


Bed bugs close Detroit EMS stations

- 09/06/2014

By Ronnie Dahl WXYZ DETROIT — Bed bugs have been a reoccurring problem at Detroit area EMS quarters. In July, they were discovered at Medic 4 on the city's west side. After ...


Bed bugs force closures for Detroit EMS quarters

- 09/05/2014

Over the past 2 months infestations have been found at 3 separate locations causing concern the problem will spread


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