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911 Abuse

Ohio Officials Worry County EMS Plan May Interfere with 911 Calls

Delaware County EMS referral training causes commissioners to worry.

Posted Monday, August 18, 2014

South Carolina Woman Arrested for 9-1-1 Abuse

Dorchester County woman said she didn’t have a car and called medics to get around.

Posted Saturday, April 27, 2013

Connecticut Man Calls 9-1-1 for Sandwich Order Problem

East Hartford man simply wanted a regular roast beef sandwich.

Posted Friday, June 15, 2012

Communications Software Helps Alabama County Catch 911 Pranksters

MCEMCD traced the false emergency calls to a Punkin Center volunteer firefighter.

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Wisconsin Pilot Program Uses Paramedics In-Home to Reduce ER Visits

Community paramedics will make contact with discharged patient within 24 hours.

Posted Friday, August 12, 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

Fee Considered For Calif. Nursing Facility Non-Emergency Calls

Calls have increased by 22 percent over the past year.

Posted Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Rural Metro Deals With NY 911 Abuse

One man called the service 313 times last year.

Posted Monday, November 1, 2010

Change Viewed In Florida EMS Dispatching

Groups of non-life-threatening calls identified.

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2010


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