July 5, 2020

Review Category : Other News

07/04/2020

Scotland, UK – New jobs as ambulance service takes charge of COVID testing

London, UK – PPE clad paramedics to be deployed across London for Super Saturday as public urged to help exhausted workers

Avon and Somerset, UK – PC didn’t tell paramedics about woman’s overdose

Eastern Cape, South Africa – Eastern Cape requests help from military medics while clocking highest daily COVID-19 increase

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07/03/2020

Vancouver, BC – Why BC paramedics recorded their busiest day ever in overdose calls

Queens, New York – Off-duty FDNY EMT helps rescue neighbors from house fire

Edinburg, Texas – Ambulance strike team arrives to assist with COVID-19 pandemic

Cambria County, Pennsylvania – Two EMS workers put on leave for failing to wear masks

East of England, UK – Paramedics see 25% drop in alcohol related call-outs

Adelaide, South Australia – State sends nurses, paramedics to help fight Victoria’s coronavirus crisis

Auckland, New Zealand – Prison time for assaults on first responders a step closer

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07/02/2020

Madison, Wisconsin – FBI to now investigate incident involving biracial EMT allegedly set on fire by four white men

New York, New York – First responders sue ambulance operator for pay, work violations

Farmington, Utah – Life Flight paramedic in good hands after plane crash, double amputation

Polk County, Florida – Paramedic arrested for domestic violence; further bizarre events revealed

Oxford, Maine – COVID-19 pandemic does no favors for Maine EMS shortage

Houston, Texas – COVID-19 pandemic leads to hour long wait times to transfer patients from ambulance to hospital

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