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Emergency responders seek legal help after deceased grandma leaves controversial gift

Emergency responders seek legal help after deceased grandma leaves controversial gift Posted: Apr 02, 2018 8:42 PM MDT Updated: Apr 02, 2018 10:33 PM MDT Written By Eric Ross Connect Carol Colby, 86, has three first responder agencies fighting over money after she passed away in January. The battle is brewing between first responders and Colby’s family,…

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How frequently do EMS providers encounter, treat hypoglycemia?

How frequently do EMS providers encounter, treat hypoglycemia? Top takeaways for prehospital care of diabetic patients after filtering 2.5 million EMS encounters in the EMS Index Today at 7:14 AM In a 180-day period spanning from late 2017-early 2018, EMS providers from more than 1,000 agencies responded more than 2.5 million times. About 50,000 (2.1…

Four Dead, 2 Injured in Tenn. Restaurant Shooting

Four Dead, 2 Injured in Tenn. Restaurant Shooting Video Apr 23, 2018 Print Version James Shaw, Jr. is being hailed as a hero for tackling and disarming gunman Travis Reinking, 29, who opened fire inside a Nashville Waffle House. Reinking killed four people and injured two others before fleeing. He is still on the loose.

Investigators find no wrongdoing in death of woman paramedics sedated

Investigators find no wrongdoing in death of woman paramedics sedated The report said paramedics followed protocol in administering the sedative that was commonly used without incident   By Abby Spegman The Olympian OLYMPIA, Wash. — Vaneesa Hopson pulled the fire alarm at her west Olympia apartment complex early on the morning of Feb 7. There…

Neb. county equips public places with AEDs

Neb. county equips public places with AEDs Platte County voted to purchase seven automated defibrillators that can save lives of members of the public and employees who suddenly suffer cardiac arrest Yesterday at 6:30 AM By Jim Osborn The Columbus Telegram PLATTE COUNTY, Neb. — Members of the Platte County Board of Supervisors offered their…

City seeks Veterans Day diss to foil record request

City seeks Veterans Day diss to foil record request (Jefferson Siegel/Jefferson Siegel for News) BY Ginger Adams Otis NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:44 PM EMS workers planning to sue the city for pay parity refuse to be foiled again. Two EMS unions trying to fight Freedom of Information Law rejections…

San Juan County EMS could run out of funds

San Juan County EMS could run out of funds By: KRQE Media Updated: Apr 20, 2018 03:52 PM MDT FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – San Juan County’s Emergency Medical Services Department is hurting for money. Officials say the Farmington Daily Times that the department that operates the ambulance and 911 call center could run out of funds…

Cole County EMS fires three employees while positions remain open

Cole County EMS fires three employees while positions remain open By: Taylor Petras Posted: Apr 20, 2018 09:52 PM CDT Updated: Apr 20, 2018 11:12 PM CDT Cole County EMS fires three employees while positions remain open COLE COUNTY, Mo. – Cole County EMS is down emergency responder positions after laying off three of its…