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Push Dose Epinephrine

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Learn more about the importance of push dose epinephrine for hypotension and shock in the prehospital setting.
Wade Nelson Spruill, Jr

MS EMS Pioneer Wade Spruill Dies at 72

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Wade Nelson Spruill, Jr., the founder of emergency medical services and trauma systems in Mississippi, died January 10, 2020. He was 72.

New OH, Federal Laws Aim to Stop Surprise Medical Bills

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Patients who get stuck with bills after accidently going out-of-network will be protected under two new laws.
Daniel Young

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good

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The North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association recognized Daniel Young as the NDEMS Provider of the Year.

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call

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A career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an EMS call.
A photo from Cleveland EMS Twitter.

Kids Rob Cleveland (OH) EMS Workers at Gunpoint

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The EMS workers had just gotten off their shift and started their cars to warm them up when they were approached by the suspects.
The Contra Costa County (CA) Fire Protection District is working with Tele911 to help make the system more efficient.

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of...

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Tele911 allows departments to better serve patients through technology while keeping highly trained paramedics available for critical calls.
Cranford EMS

NJ Teen EMS Volunteer Qualifies for COVID Dose, Can’t Find Pfizer Vaccine

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Kelsey Quinones is 16 years old, and can only receive the Pfizer vaccine, which is cleared for people as young as 16.

Feds Urge EMS to Prepare for Potential Unrest Ahead of Inauguration

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EMS providers should be prepared for unrest ahead of the Inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden next week, according to memo from the federal government.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman is vaccinated by San Diego Fire Rescue Paramedic Program Clinical Coordinator Carolyn Gates.

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!

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JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the outstanding “Vax Up” edition of the “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement series.