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The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Assessing and improving community health with the Healthy People 2030 plan
Preparing for the end of the PHE and the need to prepare a documentation time capsule
Overdose kits have been distributed to first responders in 11 communities in Hampden County
Stratford EMS Director Michael A. Loiz has championed responder safety, PTSD coverage and increasing reimbursements
Santa Ana officials say needles littered the area and threatened quality of life
The report released Monday faults planning, communication and decision-making before and during the pandemic in 2020
Richmond University Medical Center’s new emergency department is twice the size of the previous one
Portland’s Crisis & Sobering Center falls victim to city, county conflicts, funding competition and debate on behavioral health priorities
Emergency Department at Harrison Crossing was opened to met the growing Fredericksburg population
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls, Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and all Prevea Health locations in western Chippewa Valley will be permanently closed
MATTERS has installed 13 machines so far an plans to install 15 more
Approximately 44% of the Piqua Fire Department’s transports in 2023 were to Kettering Health Piqua
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital will be providing medical direction to the Mt. Juliet Fire Department
At least 15 states have trashed PPE because of expiration, surpluses and a lack of willing takers
Wellstar is shifting patients from its East Point clinic to Southside Medical Center and providing financial assistance for that clinic’s expansion
Voters in Cedar County approved a measure funding a countywide ambulance service
Organizers have seen a decrease in unplanned emergency department, hospital visits in the first year
Approximately 1,000 patients have been seen at DocGo clinics outside Dollar General stores since the service started last fall
The Multnomah County study will research a round-the-clock facility for people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse
The Department of Health Services said falls are 18% of ambulance runs in 2022
A month after the devastating fire residents of Lahaina and Kula still cannot drink from the water system
Contra Costa Health officials say water and swab samples from a Richmond spa contained high levels of legionella bacteria
Searchers and cadaver dogs have covered 25% of the burned area of Lahaina
Mayor Michelle Wu said first responders, health professionals have encountered crowds of over 200 in the Mass and Cass area
Officials extended “Code Red” air quality alerts for a third straight day
Xylazine, often mixed with fentanyl, has necrotizing effects that rot the skin and lead to amputations
Over 400 wildfires in Canada have affected air quality in several states
Some experts are concerned that the loss of virus information will make Americans more vulnerable