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AZ Gov. Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor EMT Jacob Dindinger

Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset to honor Tucson EMT Jacob Dindinger.
A patient has her body temperature screened after showing her COVID-19 vaccine card at the Clínica Monseñor Oscar A. Romero in the Pico-Union district of Los Angeles.

Do Employers Have the Legal Right to Mandate COVID Shots? Yes.

Private companies and government agencies can require their employees to get vaccinated as a condition of working there.
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AZ EMT, 20, Shot in Ambush Attack Dies

“It is with the heaviest heart that we share Jacob Dindinger has passed away,” AMR Southern Arizona wrote on Facebook.
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SD Ambulance Services Seeking New EMT Blood

EMS leaders in South Dakota lament the exodus of skilled providers over the years cause in part by low pay.
Signage stands at the ready (foreground) in case COVID-19 testing at Barnett Park reaches capacity, as cars wait in line in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, July 29, 2021.

FL Virus Cases Soar, Hospitals Near Last Summer’s Peak

Hospital admissions continue to soar in Florida with at least two areas in the state surpassing the previous peaks of last summer's surge.
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MN Paramedics Who Responded to Shooting Now All Interviewed, Union Says

Management at first barred two of them from meeting with investigators, according to the Hennepin County Association of Paramedics and EMTs.
Jefferson County residents inspect damage at Dahnert Park, Thursday, July 29, 2021 in Concord, Wis., following an overnight storm.

WI Storms Bring Three Tornados; One Man Dies in Crash

Tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin amid powerful thunderstorms that caused widespread damage.
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EMSA Struggles with Response Times

EMSA has not met compliance standards in more than a year for the Oklahoma City area, largely due to staffing shortages.
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Racial Bias Investigation Called for By Black and Latino L.A. Firefighters

Two groups have called for an investigation into what they allege is widespread racial bias in the agency's treatment of employees.
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COVID-19, Coverage Area at Heart of Decatur (AL) Ambulance Controversy

First Response Ambulance and Decatur Morgan Hospital are at odds with one another as the hospital looks to expand its ground-based ambulance service.