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NC Lawmakers Want Paramedics to Carry Concealed Weapons in Tactical Emergencies

The concealed carry bill received a favorable report Wednesday afternoon in a House Judiciary Committee meeting.
Hall Ambulance EMT Chelsey Hepp and Paramedic Kevin McClanahan were transporting a patient to the hospital when they were involved in a crash.

Hall Ambulance (CA) EMS Providers Lauded for Patient Care Actions Following Ambulance Crash

An emergency medical technician and paramedic’s measures are being heralded for taking action despite finding themselves the victims of a motor vehicle crash.
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IL Paramedics, Retired Firefighter Sued Over Photo of Dying Man

The lawsuit contends that two paramedics either took the photograph or allowed someone else to take it within minutes of their arrival at the scene of the shooting.
Venice Fire Rescue

Venice (FL) Paramedics Administer Vaccines to Homebound Residents

Venice Fire Rescue Chief Shawn Carvey told the Venice City Council that paramedics have been administering between 10 and 20 doses per day.

MedStar (TX) Paramedic Involved in I-35 Pileup to Receive New Truck

MedStar paramedic Trey McDaniel was on his way to work when he was caught up in a massive 130-vehicle pileup.
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Falck to Explore eVTOL Aircraft Use for EMS

Falck has announced a collaboration with Silicon Valley’s Kitty Hawk, a company pioneering all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft.
This Dec. 2, 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.

J&J Single-Dose COVID-19 Shot Poised for FDA Decision

The Food and Drug Administration’s scientists confirmed that overall the vaccine is about 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe COVID-19.
A vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods along a road in the Rancho Palos Verdes section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.

Tiger Woods Seriously Injured in CA Car Crash

Tiger Woods was seriously injured Tuesday when his SUV rolled over and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said.
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Four Hospitalized after ‘Possibly Impaired’ Driver Slams into San Antonio (TX) Fire Dept. Ambulance

"Unsafe or impaired driving causes crashes that turn first responders into victims," the fire department wrote in a Facebook post.
In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, two people hold posters showing images depicting Elijah McClain during a candlelight vigil for McClain outside the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.

City Investigation Faults Police, Paramedics in Death of Elijah McClain

The report suggested policy should be changed so paramedics prioritize patient safety rather than act as an “arm” of the police department.