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Three people – a patient and two EMS providers – were taken to the hospital after a car slammed into a Houston Fire Department ambulance.

Three Taken to Hospital after TX Ambulance Crash

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Three people – a patient and two EMS providers – were taken to the hospital after a car slammed into a Houston Fire Department ambulance.
Palm Harbor Fire Rescue rig struck

Firefighter Struck at FL Crash Scene; One Dead

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A pickup truck driver ran into a firefighter while she was responding to a crash on U.S. 19, killing the driver and critically injuring the firefighter.
The photo shows Eric del Valle in uniform.

New FDNY EMTs Include a Probie Whose Stepfather Died from 9/11-Related Illness

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“I want to help people. I want the people of New York to get the help that they deserve," says new FDNY EMT Eric Del Valle.
The photo shows the front of a white ambulance with the word "ambulance" reversed.

Effingham County (IL) to Review Ambulance Provider Bids

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The current five-year contract between the county and Abbott EMS ends on April 30, 2022.
The photo shows a the side of a white ambulance with the back door open.

KY College Offering Accelerated Paramedic Training

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The paramedic education training program at Owensboro Community & Technical College will begin in January 2022.
An employee of a local funeral home covers the body of a COVID-19 patient patient who died as he prepares to take it away from a loading dock.

U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Are Topping 1,900 a Day

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COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March.
A brown fire station with five of its garage bays open.

Owensboro (KY) Looks for Grants to Buy More Automatic CPR Devices

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The Fire Department recently received one LUCAS 3 chest compression system, and has applied for a FEMA grant to purchase three more.
The photo shows a white ambulance.

San Diego (CA) Concerned Falck Is Struggling to Hire Employees, Secure Vehicles

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Falck is scheduled to replace longtime city ambulance provider American Medical Response at 8 a.m. Nov. 27.
D.C. Fire And EMS

One in Five DC Fire & EMS Members Seek Religious Exemption from COVID-19 Vaccine

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The city is requiring firefighters and other health care workers to receive at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by September 30.
In this March 2, 2021, file photo, pharmacy technician Hollie Maloney loads a syringe with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine.

Federal Judge To Rule if Health Workers Should Get Religious Exemption to COVID-19 Shot

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A federal judge soon will decide whether health workers should be able to opt out of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for religious reasons.