First Responders Sickened After 9/11 Qualify for Federal Assistance

The new equipment line-up is built to meet the critical needs of law enforcement, fire and rescue operations.
"We're in the business of saving lives... having more Narcan out there is a positive thing," says Ted Jankowski, Stamford's director of public safety, health and welfare.
A $35 subscription fee covers 100% of emergency transport costs for a full year, no matter how often a resident calls for an ambulance.
Currently, the county can only afford two dispatchers per 24-hour shift, who often can't provide medical assistance because they aren't EMD-certified.
Somerset Fire Department opted for the protection in the event of a school shooting where members would have to treat victims in the warm zone.
Hyperion is the industry’s first smart, camera-based dual object detection system, combining lane change assistance and blind spot detection.
If Tony Spagnoletti had suffered a heart attack at home instead of work, he wouldn't have made it to the hospital in time to get revived after going into cardiac arrest.
Priority Dispatch recognizes RapidDeploy for its dynamic, customizable interface and commitment to the public safety community.
The NAEMT EMS PAC will use its funds to help EMS elect or re-elect federal candidates who support quality prehospital and out-of-hospital care in every community across the nation.
The bill under consideration would give paramedics the authority to transport certain patients to behavioral health facilities or sobering centers instead of the ED.
After the Parkland school shooting, Hastings High School nurse Keri Cotton organized the training to ensure students felt empowered to act in a crisis.
The Emergency Chaplain Group's volunteer counselors are former first responders themselves.
Alex Minassian, 25, is in custody after mowing down dozens of people in the busy streets of Toronto.
Travis Reinking, who was wanted for shooting and killing four people in a Waffle House establishment, was found by police in a wooded area.
In honor of National 9-1-1 Education Month, first responders will receive one free Frosty from Wendy's and customers can donate money to support dispatchers.