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Operations

Posts Outside the Service Area: Paramedics in the Warm Zone

At EMS1.com I share thoughts about new guidelines that among other things recommend paramedics, escorted by law enforcement, triage and treat patients in the warm zone. This is not without controversy, but is an acknowledgement of reality. Please share your comments and feedback.

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Operations

Hurricane Sandy and Devastated EMS Agencies

I was browsing the FEMA photo library and came across this photo: The website on the sign is the web site for Moonachie First Aid and Rescue Station. Hurricane Sandy flood waters forced an unplanned evacuation and 6 feet of water destroyed everything. Other Services Email for Help I have received or been forwarded help/donation […]

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EMS Tips

CE Mash-Up: Active Shooter Incident and EMS Response

Created February 28, 2012. Updated on March 6, 2012,┬áJuly 30, 2012, January 25, 2013. The school shooting in Chardon, Ohio is a reminder that active shooter incidents can happen in any town, any school, and any workplace. Every EMS agency should work with its law enforcement and fire partners to plan for a response to […]

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News and Events

National Test of Emergency Alert System

Watch this video to learn about the November 9 2pm EST test of the Emergency Alert System.