Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles.
Police and fire investigators launched a criminal probe Sunday into the cause of an explosion at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles that sent firefighters running for their lives.
Eight firefighters remained hospitalized Sunday after being injured in an explosion at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles.
Many states expect their revenue to plunge by 15% to 20% because government-ordered lockdowns have wiped out much of the economy and caused tax collections to evaporate.
Masks will be required for customers and employees at certain retailers reopening under new guidelines that also include contact-free transactions, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced.
With call volumes currently dropping and a clinically qualified workforce ready and waiting to assist the charge against COVID-19, the staff at Royal Ambulance have left their vehicles behind and moved into Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) to help.
Nearly 2,000 EMTs and paramedics will be begin temporarily working at nursing homes in the Los Angeles area to help alleviate COVID-19-related staffing shortages.
Priority will still be given to people with symptoms, such as a fever, cough and shortness of breath.
California Ambulance Association members have taken matters into their own hands and are locally manufacturing PPE.
Join JEMS Editor-Emeritus A.J. Heightman for an interview with innovative frontline personnel from five Sacramento, California-area fire agencies and hospital facilities that mobilized volunteers in a week to staff four special assignment Community Care Response Units, at the request of the Sacramento County (CA) Department of Public Health, who had a need and reached out to the fire agencies and the region’s Hospital Council to provide the necessary resources.