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Surge of recent drownings puts the state on pace to break a record number of fatalities in 2022
One person was transported to the hospital as a precaution following the rescue
The 50,000-square-foot warehouse will be set to supply “resource centers” throughout the city after storms
Cheshire EMS Chief Charles McMurrer moves up from an interim position
The Oakland County sheriff said the first deputies on scene immediately began applying tourniquets; an 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head is in critical condition
The stranded kitesurfer used a pile of rocks on a North Coast beach to get help
Funds for Evanston’s Crisis Alternative Response Evanston team will help enhance mental health interventions
Snohomish County 911 and Valley Com 911 successfully executed a live 911 call re-routing drill on June 5, confirming the vision that has been four years in the making
The City of Auburn Ambulance has approved a one-year agreement to provide ALS to a neighboring town
Suspect is accused of stabbing an EMT multiple times in 2019 during a wellness check transport
Three Texas State Technical College Paramedic students celebrate Flag Day and the U.S. Army’s birthday through their military experience
Former Aurora Paramedic Peter Cichuniec was sentenced to the mandatory minimum of five years in prison
First responders from the Quad-Cities region worked on rescue task force and EMS best practices
Decatur Morgan Hospital EMS received a fine and penalty for failing to meet response times
Workers in Raleigh were on top of the deck when it collapsed
Four were killed when the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crashed while fighting a wildfire in 2022
Victims’ families have different views about the demolition of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Officials in Jeffersonville hired a firm to look at the city providing its own ambulance service
Ogle County Sheriff’s Office deputies were responding to a report of a person threatening to kill themselves and others when they were immediately fired upon
The White Lake Ambulance Authority crew was responding to an unresponsive person when a driver pulled in front of the ambulance, causing a collision
COLUMNISTS & EXPERTS
New labor regulations will increase the salary threshold for overtime exemptions – Steve Wirth shares how this impacts EMS roles
A firefighter charged with urinating on a medic’s belongings is a sign of a problem left brewing for too long
A 13-step action plan to provide compassionate and effective care while navigating the evolving legal landscape
Three takeaways from the conviction of Aurora Fire Rescue paramedics in the death of Elijah McClain
While the CPR intervention may prove beneficial, more evidence is needed before it can become a standard of care
Is building a new kind of clinician merely a Herculean task or a fully Sisyphean one?


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