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FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. According to two new studies released on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, people who have antibodies from infection with the coronavirus seem less likely to get a second infection for several months and maybe longer.

MN Community Paramedics Help Homeless Facing COVID-19

When an outbreak hit Rochester's homeless population, a group of paramedics stepped up to bring clinical care to unhoused people who were diagnosed with COVID-19.

The EMS Handoff: Mobile Integrated Healthcare with Kevin Spratlin

The EMS Handoff guys talk to Kevin Spratlin about the Memphis Fire Department’s unique way of handling an overwhelming number of calls.

TX Paramedics Receive Grant to Assess COVID-19 Risk at Long-Term Care Facilities

Williamson County community health paramedics will assess infection control and responses.
The photo shows ambulances lined up.

WV Community Paramedics Fill the Gaps No One Else Can

The Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority created the community paramedicine program in May 2017 to fill the gaps in health care that no one else can.

Regions Hospital (MN) Community Paramedic Response to COVID-19

Learn how one Minnesota-based hospital is using its community paramedics to battle the coronavirus.

Aurora (CO) May Divert Some 911 Calls to a Paramedic

Changes may be coming to Aurora (CO) to how the city responds to many non-violent 911 calls.

Community Paramedicine and Homelessness in Texas

Ride along with Austin-Travis County EMS.

Leaders Aim to Drum Up Billions for Virus Vaccine Research

An alliance of world leaders is holding a virtual summit Monday hoping to drum up billions of dollars to fund research into a vaccine for the new coronavirus as well as develop better treatments and more efficient testing.

The EMS Today Show: Community Care Units Activated to Battle COVID-19

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.

Medicare Expands Telemedicine To Keep Seniors Safe at Home

Medicare said Tuesday it will immediately expand coverage for telemedicine nationwide to help seniors with health problems stay home to avoid the coronavirus.