Otsego County, New York

Otsego County (NY) Launches Ambulance Service with Money from Federal Government

The pilot program will be funded by federal American Rescue Plan Act funds for two years while county officials come up with a way to fund the service in the future.
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Overcrowded MI Hospitals Divert Ambulances

Due to the strain of overcrowded facilities and staff shortages, hospitals around the Great Lakes Bay Region are diverting ambulances.
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KY Fire Departments See Medical Calls Increase

Calls for service to Owensboro and Daviess County firefighters increased during the third quarter of the year, according to new data.
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Prehospital Tradecraft: BLS Before ALS

Mike Hudson makes the case why well-trained EMTs, augmented by paramedics, can help urban and suburban EMS services.
EMS District Supervisor Ryan Knutsen wearing a helmet and a bulletproof vest.

Watch: A Day in the Life at CO’s South Metro Fire Rescue

Follow along with South Metro Fire Rescue EMS District Supervisor Ryan Knutsen during the second day of his 48-hour shift.
White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company Capt. Rick Blubaugh shakes hands with Ambu Vice President Allan Jensen as White Marsh Lt. Alyssa Mooney and President Kevin Palmer look on.

Ambu Donates Much-Needed Supplies to White Marsh (MD) Fire Department

Ambu Inc. has donated its CPR manikin, AmbuMan®, and other supplies, to the White Marsh (MA) Volunteer Fire Department.
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New Mazda Cars Will Stop If Driver Suffers Medical Emergency

By 2025, the cars will even know when drivers are about to have a sudden health problem and warn them.
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Newly Launched Auburn (NY) Ambulance Service is Just Getting Started

Though the Auburn Ambulance Service was poised to officially start Monday, Nov. 1, it began responding to calls a couple of days early.
Wake County EMS

Wake County (NC) EMS Battles Steep Rise in Calls, Staffing Shortages

Wake County EMS is experiencing an unprecedented growth in calls that is making some 911 callers in non-emergency situations wait longer for service.
Maybe it's a great costume or a prank. Or... maybe it's an EMS shift on Halloween night... and you should go and grab that trauma bag.

EMScapades: November 1, 2021

Maybe it's a great costume or a prank. Or... maybe you should go and grab that trauma bag.

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