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Following the Trump assassination attempt, first responders are fired or suspended for their social media comments
We must consider patient evacuation, resource allocation and training ourselves and our communities in the wake of an assassination attempt on former President Trump
Rick Gilbert, Milton Hershey School senior director of campus safety, shares his strategy
Elko Regional Airport held a ceremony with the National EMS Memorial Service to remember 36 fallen EMS first responders
UC Health Lifeline One Flight crew and Longmont residents were hailed as heroes for saving the life of a shooting victim
Over 142 million people across the U.S. have been under heat alerts
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea responded negatively to the proposal of having lifeguards on duty following the death of a 7-year-old girl buried in the sand
Phoenix firefighters found the boy one mile up the trail, where he was having a heat-related emergency, and performed life-saving measures on him
Drowning is the second leading cause of death among children 5 and younger
St. Petersburg and Denver officials see success in new responses to behavioral health calls
Share your wish list with your community via social channels; you may be surprised at the generosity of your fellow citizens!
Officials in Kern County say over 40% of their calls are bogus or don’t warrant a response
School’s curriculum, internship program prepared teen to properly react in critical moment
Morris Hospital’s Camp911 introduced children to careers in fire, EMS, law enforcement and emergency communications
“Watch your kids around water” is the Phoenix FD’s latest social media post to keep citizens safe
Reedsburg Ambulance paramedics will be notified when the system is used and will transport the infant to Reedsburg Area Medical Center for evaulation
Disaster preparation for a flood includes gathering necessities, relying on local media sources and being aware of the dangers rising waters bring
Agencies across the state are letting citizens know about outage
As you ready yourself and your community for a heat wave, keep these tips in mind
Surge of recent drownings puts the state on pace to break a record number of fatalities in 2022
A long duration heat wave across the country is expected to last into Friday
Answers from a survey sent to Montgomery County residents will be used to create an EMS strategic plan
Funds for Evanston’s Crisis Alternative Response Evanston team will help enhance mental health interventions
Officials in Jeffersonville hired a firm to look at the city providing its own ambulance service
From gathering necessities to understanding the hazards once the winds have ceased, these seven steps will ensure your community is prepared for a major storm
Skagit County has begun using PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED to improve the use of bystander CPR
The fire department’s PSA to outdoor enthusiasts went viral on social media as temperatures soared above 100 degrees in Arizona
Fentanyl accounted for 79% of overdose deaths in 2023
Sedgwick County officials approved funding for a new EMS station west of Wichita