Latest EMS News


100 Million Swine Flu Doses Out by Week s End

Nearly half the states already have lifted restrictions on who can get vaccinated, and more will do so soon with the additional supplies.

Posted Thursday, December 17, 2009

Australian Woman Impaled on Fence Waits 47 Minutes for EMS

Kim Broadbent was injured after trying to climb over a steel fence on a friend's property at Yarrawonga on Tuesday.

Posted Thursday, December 17, 2009

Hydrochloric Acid Leak Sends 22 Employees to Hospital

Several ambulances were dispatched and Tri-Township Fire Protection District crews responded.

Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Boston School Gas Leak Sends 33 Students to Hospital

A spokeswoman for emergency medical services says 33 students were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Woman Killed After being struck by Brooklyn Ambulance

Authorities say an ambulance rushing a patient to a hospital has struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Concerns Grow After FDNY EMS Asst. Chief Cuts Defibrillator Maintenance

Facing a shortage of defibrillators for some of its ambulances, the FDNY has canceled regular maintenance on the life-saving machines, the Daily News has learned.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Amid Avalanche Fears, Crews Search for Mount Hood Climbers

Skies had cleared Sunday morning, but the weather worsened again and the mountain became shrouded by a low cloud during the afternoon.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

Mass. Public Health Department ER Policy Doesn t Cause Longer Waits

The state Public Health Department said the average time patients spent in 75 of the state s emergency rooms remained about the same since the rule went into effect in January.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

Gas Leak Evacuates 4,000 from Columbus Industrial Park

Officials say a gas leak has forced about 4,000 workers to evacuate an industrial area of Columbus, Ohio.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Atlanta Fire Rescue Investigates Video of Shooting Victim

Store owner Shan Yu says the video shows the paramedics leaning over the counter to observce McKibben but never touching him or checking for a pulse.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009


Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox


Fire EMS Blogs

Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts


EMS Airway Clinic

The Evolution of Civilian High Threat Medical Guidelines

How mass killing events have proven a need for new guidelines.
More >