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MATTERS has installed 13 machines so far an plans to install 15 more
Methuen officials have budgeted to hire more EMTs and police officers with money from the Opioid Settlement Stabilization Fund
Paramedic Willie Doan Shares an urgent plea for change in a time when employee wellbeing is often sidelined in favor of productivity and profit
Mayor Michelle Wu said first responders, health professionals have encountered crowds of over 200 in the Mass and Cass area
The St. Tammany Fire Protection District pilot program will use a behavioral health center specialist for crisis calls
“We don’t know whether xylazine is increasing the risk of overdose or reducing the risk of overdose,” Dr. Lewis Nelson of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School said
The Index tracks data for more than 2,600 EMS agencies across the country
Robert Gala was found guilty of multiple crimes committed during his public safety career; his father, Deputy Chief Michael Gala, described the son’s addiction
An influx of money is on the way, thanks to settlements with drug makers, distribution companies and pharmacies
The department dismissed Dakota Ibrahim and suspended Joseph Schultz; Leonardo Guerrero died after being strapped to a stretcher in an ambulance
As recreational marijuana shops open across the country, critics say children are at risk
The suspect was found to possess 20 guns and 4 grams of meth and had been considering stealing the fire truck and ambulance, Rochester police said