The correct tools, training and practices allow St. Charles County Ambulance District paramedics to rapidly treat these patients and trigger an early response from the awaiting hospital personnel.
Mechanical issues are being blamed for an ambulance fire that forced the crew to ditch it while driving.
Paramedic Erik Bedwell, 27, was paralyzed from the waist down after an ambulance crash Sunday in Missouri. Another paramedic remains in the hospital.
Federal investigators called commissioners last week about the commission's decision to stop buying ambulances from a company connected to the state's lieutenant governor.
The department is now using blue light technology to protect patients and crew members from COVID-19.
“The support was swift and resounding – scores of our team members have pitched in, and ultimately raised more than $4,000, which will be used by OFS to stock pantries throughout our county.”
The Kansas City Fire Department (KCFD) regrets to announce the passing of EMT Billy Birmingham after losing his battle with COVID-19 yesterday, authorities said.
The veteran defenseman was unresponsive and doctors quickly used a defibrillator to restore his heart beat.
A powerful winter storm raked the Deep South on Thursday with high winds, rain and floods that killed two people and injured several more across a dozen states.
Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and 15 people were reportedly injured in a shooting outside a bar.