A.J. Heightman speaks to Anthony Almojera, a 13-year veteran lieutenant paramedic with FDNY EMS and the vice president of Local 3621, the FDNY EMS Officers' union representing lieutenants and captains.
The plaintiffs, paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, claim in the lawsuit they were punished for speaking out, according to the Associated Press.
The New York City Council backed a plan for underpaid emergency medical technicians to earn as much as police and firefighters.
Aditya Shekhar on how the COVID-19 pandemic might change how PPE is used in the field.
Author George W. Contreras salutes EMS personnel during EMS Week and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Paramedics Joe Hudak and Randy Li speak up close and personal with JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman about their experiences during the peak periods of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City.
The president of New York City’s EMT’s, paramedics and fire inspectors has a message to city officials during the COVID-19 pandemic: EMT casualties are line-of-duty deaths.
FDNY paramedic Christell Cadet is awake and recovering at home after spending a month in a coronavirus coma, friends said.
The FDNY is mourning the loss of Emergency Medical Technician Richard Seaberry, 63, from COVID-19.
Idris Bey was a 27-year veteran of EMS, a responder to the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center, and was assigned to the FDNY EMS Bureau of Training since 2002.