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Mutual Aid Ambulance Becomes Exclusive EMS Provider for Hempfield (PA)

Jeannette EMS will end operations in Hempfield starting Wednesday, making Greensburg-based Mutual Aid Ambulance Service the township's exclusive provider.
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Two Workers Injured at MA Business When Chemical Container Shatters

Two workers were transported to the hospital after a pressurized glass vessel containing a circuit board cleaning solution shattered.
A medical worker receives a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at Fujita Health University Hospital, in Toyoake city, central Japan.

Omicron Variant Keeps World Jittery

Much is still unknown about the new variant, including how contagious it is and whether it can evade vaccines.
In this June 19, 2018, photo, a safe needle disposal container hangs in the bathroom of VOCAL-NY headquarters in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

To Curb Overdoes, NYC OKs Safe Sites for Drug Use

The first officially authorized safe havens for people to use heroin and other narcotics have been cleared to open in New York City.
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Authorities: Student Kills Three, Wounds Six at MI School

A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school, killing three students and wounding six other people, authorities said.
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Oklahoma City Council Updates EMSA’s Ambulance Staffing Rules

The new plan is intended to keep more of the advanced life services crews available to respond to serious issues.
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Pedestrian Dies after Being Struck by a Car, Ambulance

A pedestrian died early Saturday after being struck by a pair of vehicles, including a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District ambulance.
Responders worked to stabilize the vehicle on its side and provide medical care.

Rescuers Free Person’s Arm in Rollover Crash

What appeared to be a simple one-vehicle rollover presented rescuers with a grisly challenge in North Carolina’s mountainous Transylvania County.
New York City firefighter emergency medical services personnel are vaccinated against COVID-19 at the FDNY Fire Academy in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020.

Biden Vaccine Rule for Health Workers Blocked in 10 States

The court order said that federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid had no clear authority from Congress to enact the vaccine mandate for providers.
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Fallen 100,000-Pound Tree Crushes CA Man in Home

An enormous oak tree toppled onto an Encino, California, home in the dead of night, crushing a 64-year-old man in a second-story bedroom.