EMS World

Wegmans employees generously fed all of the first responders who were on scene during the violent protests in Charlottesville.
Paralympic swimming champion Stephanie Millward MBE is encouraging people to help build a better future for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and complete the fundraising for its new airbase.
Over 200 people gathered to pay their respects for the three people killed, including two state troopers, and 19 others injured during the clash between the white nationalist group and those opposing their protest of the removal of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's statue.

Sleeping Tulsa residents were awakened to a tornado ripping through the city with no siren warnings early Sunday morning, leaving at least 30 people injured and causing major damage to multiple businesses downtown.

The Houston-based 9-1-1 patient information database was meant to provide first responders critical information before arriving to the scene, but only a small fraction of the population has enrolled and some dispatch centers don't even have access to the information.
The Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad’s new building will set a standard for rescue organizations.
Early ambulance and combat experiences brought Hemingway and Dos Passos together.
The event provided bouncy houses and other games for the young cancer patients who cheered with their families for the firefighters and paramedics competing in obstacle courses and dodgeball.
Avaya plans to honor the Texas Commission as it sees the adoption of Kari’s Law build across the country, a law which would mandate any company or organization with multi-line telephone systems to provide direct-dial access to 9-1-1.
County commissioners decided to write off over $5 million in uncollectible ambulance bills owed by residents, an amount that has been building since the 1940s.
For the first time in my EMS career, I froze.
The two agencies compete for ticket votes from blood donors to raise awareness for the increased need for blood during the summer.
One third of the state's record-high 376 overdose deaths that occurred last year were caused by prescribed painkillers.
The event will be held on August 20, with all proceeds going to Narberth Ambulance, an agency that provides emergency services to 145,000 residents.
In a conference about the opioid crisis, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy (and a former addict) pleads with the public to treat addiction as a disease, not a moral failure, and offer effective treatment accordingly.