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New 911 Dispatch Center Settles into Old Jail Quarters in Porter County (IN)

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The old jail building was sold, then repurchased by the county when the commissioners began evaluating space needs several years ago.
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Telemedicine Framework for EMS and 911

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The new resource provides opportunities to leverage telemedicine to deliver high-quality and cost-efficient care.
A firefighter from the 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron, listens to a walkie-talkie during an exercise at RAF Molesworth, England, Sept. 23, 2020.

Public Access to Honolulu (HI) Police and Fire Scanners to End

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The public's long-standing access to routine radio communications by Honolulu police and firefighters is coming to an end.

Rural EMS Dispatchers

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This pilot study provides insights into the experiences, challenges and opportunities for improvement that exist for rural 911 dispatchers.
MedStar has implemented the Resuscitation Quality Improvement® Telecommunicator to prepare telecommunicators to deliver high-quality telephone CPR.

MedStar (TX) Introduces New CPR Education Program to Help Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival

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MedStar has implemented the Resuscitation Quality Improvement® Telecommunicator (RQI® -T) to prepare telecommunicators to deliver high-quality telephone CPR.
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Seven 911 Jurisdictions Overlap Atlanta’s Airport

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A new report looks into the tangled web of emergency response at Atlanta's airport and how it can have deadly consequences.
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Register for the Future of Telemedicine in Emergency Medicine and Training Workshop

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A versatile, mobile health workforce provides a scalable solution that can be grown out of the already existing EMS infrastructure and education pathways.
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GA Residents Asked to Stop Calling 911 about Loud Cicadas

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A Georgia county has had enough and is asking people to stop calling 911 about the loud bugs.
A firefighter from the 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron, listens to a walkie-talkie during an exercise at RAF Molesworth, England, Sept. 23, 2020.

WY Emergency Communications System in Danger of Losing Funding

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WyoLink connects more than 500 local agencies via communications towers, allowing public safety officials to coordinate rescue missions and other emergency responses across the rural landscape of Wyoming.
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Columbus (OH) Pilot Program Will Help Determine Which 911 Calls Are Emergencies

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The program will help determine whether 911 calls need a response by police and firefighter-medics or by others.