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San Diego (CA) Falck Service Will Launch Next Month after Hiring Spree

A recent hiring spree has given Falck USA enough paramedics and EMTs to ensure a smooth transition when Falck takes over ambulance service in San Diego next month
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VA Office of EMS Uses Cloud-Based Telematics to Track Fleet

The Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (VOEMS) is using cloud-based telematics technology to better manage its vehicle fleet.
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Preston County (WV) EMS Needs ‘Boost,’ Commissioner Says

One commissioner wants to inject about $400,000 of the county's CARES money into the county's EMS programs.
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Robeson County (NC) EMS Investigate Claim Crew Wouldn’t Drive Ambulance to House

The woman said Robeson County EMS workers would not drive an ambulance to her house for fear of damaging the vehicle.
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St. Charles County (MO) Ambulance District Debuts Consolidated Headquarters

St. Charles County Ambulance District’s state-of-the-art headquarters opened this week nearly $2 million below its $33 million budget.
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Honolulu (HI) Emergency Medical Services is Expanding Services

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services is expanding to include the Makiki and Ewa Beach ambulances in its 24-hour coverage beginning July 4.
Grand Prairie Fire Department has retrofitted its engines with crash attenuators.

Grand Prairie (TX) Retrofits Engines with Crash Attenuators

The Grand Prairie (TX) Fire Department has retrofitted two reserve engines with TrafFix Devices Scorpion Crash Attenuators to protect personnel working at incident scenes.

New Orleans Suffers Effects of EMS Staff Shortage

The city’s director of EMS told the television station the staffing shortage is due to personnel leaving the city, others going back to school for different degrees and some just leaving the EMS profession.

Virginia County EMS to Offer Urgent Care Option

The move falls under the Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) pilot program which is set to last five years.

South Carolina Fire Department Alters Ambulance Service Due to Staffing Shortage

Georgetown Fire operates five ambulances in the county, and this adjustment will turn the one that operates within city limits into a "basic truck."