The new directive comes as hospitals are dealing with an influx of coronavirus patients.
The New York Daily News reports there are currently 23 pregnant EMTs and paramedic. Two of them have tested positive for COVID-19.
An FDNY paramedic who shared her coronavirus story last week with CNN is currently on a ventilator, her friends and family said.
The New York Times reports workers are already seeing shortages in equipment and manpower and worry how it will affect COVID-19 response.
An FDNY EMS member who works is Brooklyn has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, forcing several of that person’s coworkers to undergo a mandatory quarantine, officials said.
A New York City councilman wants the FDNY to improve response times and he wants them to use scooters to do it.
Four FDNY EMS members were among 11 people sent to the hospital following a carbon monoxide leak in the Fordham section of the Bronx on Monday.
New York City's EMTs and paramedics called for fair pay among all first responders at a City Council hearing on Tuesday.
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