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New FDNY EMTs Include a Probie Whose Stepfather Died from 9/11-Related Illness

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“I want to help people. I want the people of New York to get the help that they deserve," says new FDNY EMT Eric Del Valle.
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Owensboro (KY) Looks for Grants to Buy More Automatic CPR Devices

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The Fire Department recently received one LUCAS 3 chest compression system, and has applied for a FEMA grant to purchase three more.
The paramedicine profession’s relationship to the healthcare, public health, disaster operations and public safety sectors in the U.S.

Personal Protective Equipment for Emergency Medical Services; Research and System Needs

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Exceptionally high rates of occupational fatality and injury rates among paramedicine clinicians indicates EMS-specific risk reduction research is desperately needed.
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San Diego (CA) Concerned Falck Is Struggling to Hire Employees, Secure Vehicles

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Falck is scheduled to replace longtime city ambulance provider American Medical Response at 8 a.m. Nov. 27.
In this March 2, 2021, file photo, pharmacy technician Hollie Maloney loads a syringe with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine.

Federal Judge To Rule if Health Workers Should Get Religious Exemption to COVID-19 Shot

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A federal judge soon will decide whether health workers should be able to opt out of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for religious reasons.
Figure 1: Intraoperative view showing the attached comb plate of the escalator with its hook-like design preventing extrication of the patient from the escalator.

Pediatric Upper Extremity Escalator Entrapment

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The authors present a case involving a recent entrapment of an 18-month-old child in an escalator.
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Tim Donnelly, Played Chet Kelly, on TV’s ‘Emergency!’

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Tim Donnelly, who is best known for his portrayal of Chet Kelly on "Emergency!," has died, the Los Angeles County Fire Museum announced.
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Nine Ambulance Services Help Evacuate ME Hospital Patients Following Reports of Smoke

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A team of firefighters, paramedics and police helped evacuate more than a dozen patients from Stephens Memorial Hospital after reports of smoke in the building.
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NY Volunteer Firefighter Accused of Disclosing Private Medical Information

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A Depew man is accusing a local volunteer fire company of unlawfully allowing his confidential health care information to become public.
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Paramedic Jobs: Week of September 20, 2021

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Are you looking for a paramedic job? Let JEMS help you! Every week, we'll be highlighting some of the best jobs out there.