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Festival Paramedic Reflects on the Astroworld Tragedy

The Los Angeles Times interviews Jim Bollenbacher, who wrote "Molly, Mushrooms & Mayhem: Stories from Inside the Music Festival Medical Tent."
RCEMS Director Carl Hudgens

Carl Hudgens Announces His Retirement

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS), Director Carl Hudgens announces he will retire effective January 2022.
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To Boost Recruitment, Erie County (PA) Boosts Dispatcher Pay

The Erie County Council unanimously approved a roughly $4,500 pay raise for the county's 911 telecommunicators.
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With Hospitals Full, Central CA Pleading to Send COVID-19 Patients to LA

Hospitals are consistently operating above capacity, and emergency rooms are still so packed that ambulances are stuck waiting outside hospitals.

Police: PA Man Assaults Officer, EMS Workers

Police charged Ryley Zaccheaus Custer, 21, of Johnstown, with five counts each of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and simple assault.
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JEMS Con™: EMS Training and Leadership Conference Will Debut Alongside FDIC® International

JEMS will part ways with its former brand EMS Today as it shifts to a refreshed, forward-thinking approach focused on the future of EMS.
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WV Ambulance Crashes While Taking Patient to Hospital

The Charleston Area Medical Center ambulance was taking a patient to Princeton Community Hospital when it went off the road and through the guardrail.
Dr. Emily Nichols

Outgoing New Orleans EMS Director Wants City to Give Medics More Money, Support

Dr. Emily Nichols said she plans to return to working locally in emergency medicine but will stay involved with the agency.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich

Phoenix (AZ) Police, Firefighters Join Suit Against Vaccine Rule

Unions representing Phoenix police and firefighters have joined a lawsuit filed by Arizona's attorney general seeking to invalidate federal vaccine rules.
Bulgaria Bus Crash

Bus Crashes, Catches Fire in Bulgaria; at Least 45 Dead

The bus was carrying people home to North Macedonia from a tourist trip to Istanbul.