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Pa. state officials ask medics to work for free during pope's visit

- 08/20/2015

By Aubrey Whelan The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — City and state officials are seeking hundreds of medics to bolster Philadelphia's force of emergency workers to deal with ...

Okla. city seeks own ambulance service for first time in 20 years

- 08/19/2015

EMS Plus was supposed to start Aug. 17, but surrounding cities haven't signed a mutual aid agreement to allow the service to operate

Okla. city seeks own ambulance service for first time in 20 years

- 08/19/2015 MAYSVILLE, Okla. — Maysville hasn't had its own ambulance service for more than 20 years. Now that it has found one, the city is having issues getting a license. "it's ...

Pa. EMS agency boosts pediatric service

- 08/19/2015

By Dale Heberlig Public Opinion SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Shippensburg Area EMS recently met requirements for first-stage approval of the PA EMS Pediatric Voluntary Recognition Program that ...

Mont. city seeks to combine fire, ambulance services

- 08/18/2015

By Mike Ferguson Billings Gazette LAUREL, Mont. — What Laurel's top city executive sees as an opportunity to provide better emergency services to residents might instead prove to ...

REACH Air Medical opens new base in Colo.

- 08/10/2015

The Prowers Journal LA JUNTA, Colo. — REACH Air Medical Services announces the opening of its new air ambulance base in La Junta, Colorado, which will operate under the name Southern ...

Mass. FD gets state approval to resume paramedic services

- 08/10/2015

Daily Hampshire Gazette SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. — The state gave the Southampton Fire Department approval to restart its paramedic-level ambulance services after an inspection Friday. “It ...

Medical center to take over Tenn. county's ambulance service

- 08/10/2015

By Tyler Jett Chattanooga Times WALKER COUNTY, Tenn. — The price tag for Walker County's ambulance service sits somewhere between free and $2 million. When the governing body ...

Conn. ambulance co. founded by war vets closes after 74 years

- 08/07/2015

GRISWOLD, Conn. — A group of local World War I-era veterans wanted to do something to memorialize their fallen comrades, and in their memory they established an ambulance company. That ...

New Rural/Metro contract to put more ambulances on NY town's streets

- 08/07/2015

By Susan Schulman The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — After months of delays, negotiations, and reviews, the City of Buffalo on Thursday agreed to a new ambulance services contract with ...

Texas city raises ambulance fees

- 08/06/2015

By Todd Glasscock Mineral Wells Index MINERAL WELLS, Texas — On Tuesday, Mineral Wells City Council set new rates for ambulance service, increasing fees for the first time in seven ...

Texas district may take over city's fire, EMS services

- 08/06/2015

By Johnathan Silver Victoria Advocate EDNA, Texas — A cash-strapped city of Edna could spell a financial crisis for the Jackson County Emergency Services District No. 3 if city leaders ...

Health system sues NJ to thwart hospital takeover of EMS services

- 07/28/2015

By Michael Boren and Tom Avril The Philadelphia Inquirer CAMDEN, N.J. — Virtua Health System has sued the state of New Jersey over legislation, signed earlier this month by Gov. Christie, ...

State investigating complaint of open shifts at Conn. ambulance service

- 07/26/2015

By Deborah Straszheim The Day Groton, Conn. — The state’s director of emergency medical services has asked to meet with Groton town officials and the Groton Ambulance Association ...

Calif. fire district partners with AMR in cost-saving plan

- 07/24/2015

By Matthew Artz Contra Costa Times MARTINEZ, Calif. — A first-of-its-kind approach for providing ambulance care to many Contra Costa residents should operate in the black, a new report ...

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