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Medical personnel adjust their personal protective equipment while working in the emergency department at NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan in New York.

NY Hospitals Fear Staff Shortage as Vaccine Deadline Looms

Doctors and nurses — and also support staff, have been given until Sept. 27 to get at least their first vaccine shot.
A photo from Cleveland EMS Twitter.

Cleveland (OH) Police Shoot Man Who Hit Ambulance with Hatchet

Cleveland police officers shot a man early Friday after a series of events that included him hitting an ambulance with a hatchet and lunging at an officer, police said.
A pharmacist prepares a syringe of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19, at Queen Anne Healthcare, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle.

CDC Leader Adds Healthcare Workers to COVID Booster List

People who live in institutional settings that increase their risk of exposure, such as prisons or homeless shelters, as well as health care workers, are included.
Paramedics standby at a mass shelter where about 800 residents were reportedly packed into a warehouse for Hurricane Ida, Thursday, Sept 2, 2021, in New Orleans.

15 Deaths Among LA Nursing Home Patients Moved to Warehouse

The death toll has risen from seven to 15 among nursing home residents evacuated before Hurricane Ida to a warehouse.

TN Grocery Store Attack: ‘He Kept on Shooting’

"We found people hiding in freezers, in locked offices. They were doing what they had been trained to do: run, hide, fight."
A pharmacy technician loads a syringe with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine.

RI Firefighters Seek Injunction to Block Vaccination Mandate

The Rhode Island State Association of Firefighters is challenging a Department of Health mandate that health-care workers including EMTs receive their COVID vaccination by Oct. 1 or risk losing their jobs, arguing that it's violating their collective-bargaining rights and the state Constitution.
Tennessee mass shooting

Police: One Dead, 12 Wounded in TN Store Shooting

A shooting at a Tennessee grocery store left one person dead and 12 others injured, and the shooter was subsequently found dead.
Two Reno County EMS ambulances lined up.

Reno County (KS) EMS Receives Substantial Grant for Recruitment and Training

Reno County EMS will receive a nearly $200,000 federal grant to help recruit new emergency responders for the county's rural areas.

Is the Delta Variant of the Coronavirus Worse for Kids?

Experts say there's no strong evidence that it makes children and teens sicker than earlier versions of the virus.

EMS Vehicle Taken for Joyride on NJ Boardwalk, Police Say

Patrick Ford, 31, of Clementon, was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft and two counts of criminal mischief.