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New York City will require police officers, firefighters and other municipal workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be placed on unpaid leave.
The service has hired 20 full-time employees plus eight part-time workers.
Troy Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 86 President Eric Wisher fears the city's staffing crisis will only get worse, putting the public safety at risk.
Nikima Glatt began to cry as she embraced Lt. Thomas Dorn, a Syracuse Fire Department paramedic who saved her life.
Joey Zask was found on September 25 while working for the Stony Point Ambulance Corps, the department announced.
A challenging time for anyone — an ambulance ride to the hospital — will soon be a little more comfortable for patients served by the Hornell Fire Department.
Oren Barzilay wrote that his members are being left without Correction Department escorts to protect them when they enter the jails.
Doctors and nurses — and also support staff, have been given until Sept. 27 to get at least their first vaccine shot.
Ryan O'Connor is barred from handling emergency medical calls until he repeats a beginner-style refresher course at his department's expense.