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Texas EMS Says It Could Save Money with Community Paramedic Program

Washington County EMS says it's so overwhelmed by non-emergency 9-1-1 calls, and the county is spending $100,000 to fix what it calls a broken system.

Posted Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Judge Orders NYC to Release Review of 9-1-1 System

The review came after a massive blizzard in 2010 stranded ambulances and backed up the emergency call system.

Posted Monday, April 9, 2012

6-Year-Old Mass. Boy Makes Life-Saving 9-1-1 Call

EMTs said the boy's accurate description of his grandfather's condition helped them quickly treat him.

Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2011

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Trapped in Sinkhole, Florida Woman Dials 911 and Tosses Phone For Help

Chapman desperately tried to call but kept losing her signal.

Posted Thursday, March 31, 2011

Police Frustrated Over Oregon Hospital's Response To Nearby Crash

They were told to call 911 for an ambulance.

Posted Friday, February 11, 2011

Maine Plans To Reduce Number of 911 Centers

Opponents say reduction could delay response times.

Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2010






 

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