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COVID-19 Can Kill You Now or Later. You Should Take the Vaccine.

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This is an important case that must be shared with firefighters and EMS responders so they take the vaccine.

Those We Can’t Save: Williamson County (TX) EMS Paramedic Remembers Baby Maci

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Paramedic Jamie Dalton looks back at a challenging case involving an infant, and how paramedics leave a footprint wherever they go.

What Does the Future Hold for EMS after COVID-19?

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EMS leaders need to consider the future and have a plan in place after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, writes David Lowe.

Rural Health at CMS: What’s Been Done and What’s to Come

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Residents of rural communities face unique barriers — higher rates of poverty, difficulty traveling long distances to a hospital or doctor's office, and lack of access to innovations.

Watch: Music Video Dedicated to First Responders

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This music video about mental health issues among first responders landed in our inbox.

A.J. Heightman Praises AAA Conference Leadership Session by Becknell and Reinert

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The information that John Becknell, PhD and Aarron Reinert presented was invaluable in helping leaders learn where they are falling short and how they could improve their leadership skills.

Even Wolves Get Scared: Replacing Test Taking Competency with Real World Application

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Paramedic school is over, your new patch is sewn on, and you have your stethoscope around your neck. The last 16 months have been some of the toughest and miserable moments of your life. You have passed all the tests and the state cleared you for your license. You walk in the door at the station and it suddenly hits you — you have no idea what you are doing.

Why We Need to Treat Wildfire as a Public Health Issue in California

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As researchers who have worked extensively on fire in California, we believe it is time to treat fires that affect communities as the public health challenge they have become.

EMS Lawline: Tune Up Your PCR Documentation — Avoid Meaningless Phrases

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It is always best to be clear and descriptive in your PCR documentation. Don't leave a reader of your report guessing as to what you mean

This Overdose-Reversal Medicine Could Reduce Opioid Deaths — So Why Don’t More People Carry...

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Forty-seven thousand Americans died of opioid-related overdoses in 2017 — similar to the number of deaths from car accidents and gun violence.