Trending Topics


Zika virus has been looming all winter, but local governments can get ahead of the problem as mosquito abatement season begins
The paper emphasizes the need for uniform FBI-compliant biometric criminal history checks for all U.S. EMS practitioner licenses
The emblem, representing unity, progress and commitment, signifies a new era in the field of Emergency Medical Services, the EMS Compact said
Lawmakers urge the agency that oversees the program to prevent future attacks
The call volume rise shows that people are struggling but are “getting connected to services and supports,” a Health and Human Services spokeswoman said
The National Crime Prevention Council sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, calling for an investigation into the social platform
The new Medicaid-supported plan allows the state to provide and expand programs like Eugene-based CAHOOTS, whose crews include paramedics
Metro Aviation was ordered to reinstate the Utah pilot and to pay $188,000 in back wages and damages following an OSHA investigation
Federal money and other resources to fight the virus will be made available
The agency’s “Operation Engage” program, which was kickstarted last year, looks to educate the community on overdose symptoms and how to respond
“We are making it possible for anyone who needs to be tested to do so,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra
The money will offset costs of EMS care and transportation services for Medicaid participants between Oct. 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021