A New Orleans EMS ambulance

New Orleans Ambulances to Carry Blood

New Orleans Emergency Medical Services will carry blood in its ambulances for transfusions before arriving at a hospital.

Woman Accused of Stealing Chicago Ambulance Hits Bicyclist, Parked Vehicles

A woman is accused of stealing a Chicago Fire Department ambulance was later arrested, police said.
A new partnership deal was struck between United Hatzalah and City Transformer, a company that makes all-electric compact vehicles for city centers.

City Transformer and United Hatzalah Strike Partnership to Bring Faster EMS Care to Israel’s...

The agreement will see United Hatzalah become the first corporate customer of the innovative urban vehicle.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michelle Torres from Madigan Army Medical Center trains Army combat medics with the 4th Infantry Division on a variety of syringes at the Community Vaccination Center at California State University Los Angeles, March 15, 2021.

EMS Vaccine Administration Warrants a National Standard

Establishing a national standard for EMS vaccine administration can improve healthcare resource utilization, the authors write.
The photo shows the Star of Life.

Spokane (WA) Drops Requirement for Paramedics to Ride with Patients in AMR Ambulances

Facing an increase in call volume and shortage of staff, the city of Spokane's ambulance service will now be allowed to give patients a ride without a paramedic on board.

San Diego’s (CA) New Ambulance Provider Faces Criticism Over Response Times, Leadership Changes

Officials say Falck has not been providing reliable service to the community.
A yellow and white Guilford County EMS ambulance

Guilford County (NC) Emergency Crews Get Help From the Federal Government

Guilford County emergency emergency crews are getting temporary help from the federal government.
The photo shows the front of an ambulance with its emergency lights on.

Florida Keys Ambulance Service Ambulance Involved in Head-On Crash

The ambulance was transporting a 68-year-old patient at the time of the crash. That person is listed in critical but stable condition.
The photo shows the front of a white ambulance with the word "ambulance" reversed.

Windsor Locks (CT) Consider Cheaper Plan for New EMS Facility

The town is considering a revised plan for a new facility that would cost $3.8 million rather than the estimated $6.6 million.
The photo shows the side of an FDNY ambulance.

NYC EMS Union Warns City of Dangers for Medics on Rikers Island

Oren Barzilay wrote that his members are being left without Correction Department escorts to protect them when they enter the jails.

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