July 26, 2021

Review Category : Other News

07/24/2021

Springfield, Missouri – Ambulance strike teams arrive in city amid COVID-19 surge

Worcester, UK – Spitting drunk man threatens paramedics with plank of wood

London, UK – London Ambulance Service facing busiest July in history

London, UK – Pingdemic nightmare hits 999 call centres with crippling wait times and ambulances delayed due to NHS staff shortages

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07/23/2021

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Code Critical: Paramedics union sounds alarm on lack of staff and ambulances

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – With COVID related 911 calls climbing, EMSA says response times could be compromised

San Francisco, California – Proposed law would give paramedics ability to impose mental health holds

Mercer Island, Washington – Ambulance struck by intentionally thrown debris on interstate

San Antonio, Texas – Hospital patient threatens guard, steals an ambulance, gets arrested

Scranton, Pennsylvania – Arson charges filed after ambulance fire

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07/22/2021

Edmonton, Alberta – Spike in opioid related EMS calls a drug poisoning emergency, expert says

Red Deer, Alberta – Ambulance struck en route to hospital

Tucson, Arizona – Mental health programs in place for first responders in light of Sunday’s mass shooting

Houston, Texas – 2 HFD paramedics suspended after mistakenly telling grandmother of a 14-year-old special needs boy he was dead

New York, New York – Effort underway to allow blood transfusions on air ambulances in state

Lawton, Oklahoma – Man behind bars after he stole an ambulance from hospital

Wales, UK – Welsh Ambulance Service under extreme pressure as call volumes up

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