The data indicates EMS clinicians are at higher overall risk of death, pandemic-related mortality and suicide than other professions.
Department moves out of the supply chain for N95 masks.
FDNY EMS will begin a pilot program in two communities where mental health and medical experts will be the default response to 911 mental health calls.
EMT alleges she underwent gender discrimination for being part of the yearly FDNY sexy Calendar of Heroes.
The study also found compared to firefighters, EMTs and paramedics were more likely to contract the virus and to develop severe COVID-19.
EMTs and paramedics in EMS are paid far less than firefighters, cops and even sanitation workers with the same level of experience.
In the six months since her son, city EMT John Mondello Jr., took his life, Eileen Mondello has walked over the same ground again and again in search of answers.
The FDNY had 153 probationary EMTs graduate from the EMS Bureau of Training at Fort Totten in Queens Friday.
“The patients calling in with fever and cough are a lot younger — in their 20s and 30s,” the paramedic told the newspaper.
The FDNY is looking to charge more for ambulance treatment and transport services after nearly four years of the same rates.