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EMS Agencies Work Through New Coronavirus Concerns

Emergency management services across the United States are preparing their workers who are on the front lines as cases of COVID-19 rise.

Webinar: Stop the Spread: A Patient Guide to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Emergency physicians will discuss personal experience treating the virus and offer tips for patients that include guidance on how to determine whether to visit an emergency department.

Report: FDNY EMS Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

An FDNY EMS member who works is Brooklyn has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, forcing several of that person's coworkers to undergo a mandatory quarantine, officials said.

LA County Fire Department Ramps up COVID-19 Training

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is ramping up training with personal protective equipment as COVID-19 cases rise in the county

Clinical Trial to Treat COVID-19 Begins

A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational antiviral remdesivir in hospitalized adults diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha.

Wisconsin Paramedic on the Front Lines Treating COVID-19

A Wisconsin paramedic who treated COVID-19 patients inside a quarantine zone is giving his first-hand account of how he helped and why other providers should not be afraid of treating people.

CIDRAP launches COVID-19 Resource Center

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota has launched an online CIDRAP COVID-19 Resource Center.

What EMS and 911 Need to Know About the New Virus

The NHTSA Office of EMS will host a special edition of EMS Focus, a federal webinar series, to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has now infected thousands of people worldwide.

Report: Seattle AMR EMTs Not Warned about Possible Coronavirus Patient

EMTs with American Medical Response Seattle are reportedly upset they were not notified they were transporting someone who was possibly infected with coronavirus.

San Antonio (Texas) Uses Special Ambulance to Transport Coronavirus Patient

A special ambulance was reportedly used to transport the first patient in Texas with coronavirus.