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COVID-19, Hurricanes Not Stopping Training at Wake County EMS (NC)

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COVID-19 isn’t stopping, and neither is the threat of hurricane season. That’s why Wake County EMS (NC) keeps on training.

Even if it looks a little different than usual. Like many Emergency Medical Service providers across the country, Wake County EMS moved it’s training online, WTVD-TV reports.

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Assistant Chief Jeffrey Hammerstein tells the station not going into small classrooms where germs can spread is the right thing to do.

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Hammerstein says he hopes the department moves back to hands-on training soon. But in the meantime, it’s important to keep their skills sharp for whatever may come their way.