“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 current five-year contract between the county and Abbott EMS ends on April 30, 2022.
The paramedic education training program at Owensboro Community & Technical College will begin in January 2022.
The Fire Department recently received one LUCAS 3 chest compression system, and has applied for a FEMA grant to purchase three more.
Falck is scheduled to replace longtime city ambulance provider American Medical Response at 8 a.m. Nov. 27.
The city is requiring firefighters and other health care workers to receive at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by September 30.
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.