January 16, 2021

Review Category : Other News

01/15/2021

Red Deer, Alberta – Mayor says dispatching change will highlight city’s ambulance shortage

Hamilton, Ontario – Paramedic on trial says he feels partially responsible for death of teen killed by gunshot

McAllen, Texas – Officials say not enough first responders have received COVID-19 vaccine

Muskogee, Oklahoma – Shortage of ambulances due to COVID causing police to drive medics to calls

Wigan, UK – All hands on deck as ambulance chiefs move to highest alert level as pandemic leaves paramedics under extreme pressure

Dublin, Republic of Ireland – Paramedics have COVID-19 vaccination appointments cancelled

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01/14/2021

Hamilton, Ontario – Former paramedic on trial says he was shocked when patient died

Toronto, Ontario – Paramedics at breaking point during COVID-19 pandemic

Red Deer, Alberta – City loses local ambulance dispatch

Calgary, Alberta – City says EMS, police dispatch confusion calls for consolidated pause

Windsor, Ontario – Paramedics union worried about ambulance shortage

Kokomo, Florida – Data shows increased usage of volunteer ambulances

Crawley, UK – Australian paramedic in UK’s chaotic COVID-19 surge says most colleagues have caught the virus

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01/13/2021

Edmonton, Alberta – EMS and paramedics added to vaccine rollout

Toronto, Ontario – Coronavirus outbreak reported at call centre that dispatches paramedics

Lincoln County, Kentucky – EMT and volunteer firefighter faces child abuse sex charges

Jersey City, New Jersey – NJ unlikely to force first responders to get COVID vaccine

Ocean City, Maryland – Md. bill will make threatening, assaulting first responders a hate crime

Stevenage, UK – Paramedic death crash petition racks up 77K names

Cumbria, UK – Ambulance crews under extreme pressure

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