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Ebola fears prompt N.Y. 911 calls, stereotypes

- 10/28/2014

Since August 17 callers have claimed to be infected; residents are wary of West African immigrants

Ebola fears prompt N.Y. 911 calls, stereotypes

- 10/28/2014

WIVB BUFFALO, N.Y. — More than a month after Thomas Duncan brought Ebola to the United States, no US citizen has died from it. Even the two nurses who contracted the virus from him ...

Second Dallas nurse Ebola-free

- 10/28/2014

The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed ...

Ebola: N.J. releasing quarantined nurse

- 10/27/2014

The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released. The state Health Department ...

FBI raids Calif. ambulance company

- 10/22/2014

Orange County Register LOS ANGELES — Federal agents on Tuesday raided the offices of ProCare Mobile Response, a Los Angeles-based ambulance company that was named earlier this year as ...

5 things to know about Ebola airport screening

- 10/09/2014

By Alicia A. Caldwell The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing ...

EMS shouldn’t face deadlines for PTSD claims

- 09/30/2014

When it comes to stress on the job, our fellow EMS providers to the north seem to have it dialed in. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a recognized risk of the profession, and it seems that Canadians ...

Rural ambulances to benefit from proposed Ore. bill

- 09/27/2014 REDMOND, Ore. — During a visit Friday to Redmond Fire and Rescue, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., announced he's introduced legislation to preserve emergency care in rural Oregon ...

Insurance co. letter misleads Pa. residents on EMS services

- 09/26/2014

By Bill Toland Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SHALER, Pa. — On an emergency call last weekend, Shaler Area EMS employees encountered a patient who was reluctant to board the ambulance. “I ...

Del. volunteer EMS gets state funding boost

- 09/24/2014

The Associated Press CHESWOLD, Del. — New legislation being signed by Gov. Jack Markell will boost the coffers of Delaware's volunteer ambulance and emergency medical services companies. One ...

Maine court dismisses do-not-resuscitate infant case

- 09/20/2014

The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — The state supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate decision for her brain-damaged baby, saying ...

EMS grant help from health care systems is a game changer

- 08/28/2014

In these days of shrinking budgets, fewer volunteers, and intense competition, it's almost heartwarming to see an organization step up to the plate and encourage local EMS systems to do so ...

Va. county covers ambulance ride co-pays

- 08/26/2014

By Ali Rockett Daily Press YORK, Va. — York County is expected to transport 4,250 patients for emergency medical services over the course of fiscal year 2015. Instead of charging ...

361 Ind. Rural/Metro employees to be laid off

- 08/22/2014

As operations close across the state, 84 are expected to lose their jobs by Sept. 30, and 277 by the end of the year

361 Ind. Rural/Metro employees to be laid off

- 08/22/2014

INDIANAPOLIS — As many as 361 Rural/Metro employees will be laid off when the company closes operations across Indiana. Rural/Metro Corporation announced Monday it will end service to ...

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