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Rural EMS in CO: Underfunded, Overworked and Urgently Needed

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Unlike police and fire, EMS is not considered an essential service by Colorado, which is the norm in this country.
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Board Recommends $5,000 supplement for Decatur (AL) Fire Paramedics

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Decatur Fire & Rescue and the Personnel Board are hoping a $5,000 supplement is an offer that paramedic-trained recruits can't refuse.
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Police: Armed Person Stole Ambulance with Patient, Firefighter Inside

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An armed suspect stole an ambulance early Friday while a patient and a firefighter were inside, Houston police said.
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Sedgwick County (KS) Manager Apologizes to EMS Employees about Concerns with Leadership

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Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz said he was sorry for not being more proactive with communicating with EMS employees.
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Hospital Patient Steals Ambulance, Leads Guard On Wild Chase

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A discharged patient led a security guard on a wild chase Wednesday night after stealing an ambulance left running outside a Texas hospital.
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Sedgwick County (KS) EMS Director Ousted

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Dr. John Gallagher was removed from his position following an investigation into slow response times and a staff revolt.
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Experts: Spend Opioid Settlement Funds on Fighting Opioids

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As a $26 billion settlement over the toll of opioids looms, some public health experts are citing the 1998 agreement with tobacco companies as a cautionary tale.
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Eight Wounded in Chicago (IL) Party Bus Shooting

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A drive-by shooting in Chicago wounded eight people who had been riding on a party bus, one of several shootings in the city, police said.
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Robeson County (NC) EMS Testing Body Cameras

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Wednesday marked the start of a 14-day testing and evaluation phase for six body cameras being incorporated into patient care.
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Tucson (AZ) AMR EMT Shot in Head Remains in Critical Condition

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Jacob Dindinger, 20, reportedly became an EMT to follow in his brother's footsteps.