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How fire/EMS leaders can learn from key principles advocated at The Citadel
Jessica Buchanan shares lessons of change, choice and hope from her 93-day captivity in Somalia
The transition from shift work to desk work typically brings a more sedentary lifestyle that needs to be actively resisted
Advocacy, public health and medical specialty organizations signed a nine-page joint letter describing the ambulance bed crisis in a series of stories
A list of relevant and authoritative situational awareness resources for use by fire and EMS leaders
Fire Chief (ret.) Craig Daugherty recalled the day he responded to shots fired at the high school where his 15-year-old daughter was in lockdown
The IAFC Coronavirus Task Force recommends several steps to help return to restoration of normal public safety services
I can’t presume to know what’s in the heart of this vaccine resister, but each preventable firefighter, paramedic and cop COVID-19 death is heartbreaking to me
“A vaccination ensures that our personnel ‘do no harm’ to those who call upon us,” reads the association’s position statement
The bill would provide $15 billion to update the nation’s 911 infrastructure
What the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 means for treatment and transport reimbursement post COVID-19
NAEMT, IAFC and AAA leaders discuss vaccine hesitancy, PPE fatigue and treatment in place legislation
In the past year, EMS has been on the front lines, has provided care and has sacrificed in equal measure
In an end-of-year video, the leaders of eight national EMS and fire associations offered words of gratitude, encouragement and appreciation
The IAFC noted that states’ priority levels are still subject to change and urged fire and EMS leaders to contact their governors to ensure priority access for their members