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  1. Health and Safety: CDC Posts Ebola Guidelines for EMS

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    Mon, 29 Sep 2014

    posted Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services ( EMS ) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points ..... Answering Points (PSAPs), emergency medical service ( EMS ) agencies, EMS systems, law enforcement agencies, fire service agencies

  2. CDC Makes Available Interim Guidance for EMS Providers on Ebola

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    Sun, 12 Oct 2014

    Prevention (CDC) recently made available interim guidance for EMS providers and Public Safety Answering Points on patient management ..... read the interim guidance . Download the CDC’s checklist for EMS providers on Ebola preparedness (PDF 115 KB) More Stories SAFETY

  1. Firefighter Safety: Are Fire/EMS Responders Ready for Ebola? IAFF Raises Concerns

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

      When Thomas Eric Duncan got sick his family dialed 911. Fire/ EMS were first on the scene and took him to the hospital. If Ebola spreads, this scenario will be repeated over and over. Firefighter

  2. Fire Apparatus: Pierce Places Pink Pumper into Service with Prince George's County (MD) Fire/EMS Department

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    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    Pierce Velocity pumper to Prince George's County (MD) Fire/ EMS Department (PGFD) located in Largo, Maryland. Nicknamed ..... community outreach programs. The Prince George's County Fire/ EMS Department responded to a total of over 130,000 calls for service

  3. Fire Service Industry News: Allied EMS Receives New Emergency Vehicles

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    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    Emergency Vehicles, worked with Allied EMS Systems, Inc. to deliver new units to ..... together with Kodiak representatives and Allied EMS Systems, Inc. to meet the customer's ..... specifications. Safety was a top priority for Allied EMS ; they wanted a unit that would keep occupants

  4. Fire EMS News: TargetSolutions Forms EMS Advisory Board

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    Wed, 7 May 2014

    excited to announce the creation of its EMS Advisory Board. The new six-member panel ..... valuable recommendations to improve existing EMS continuing education courses, as well as ..... paramedics certified. The TargetSolutions EMS Advisory board will make sure we are on

  5. Fire-Based EMS : IAFC President Expresses Field EMS Bill Concerns

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    Fri, 27 Jun 2014

    IAFC President The origins of the modern EMS delivery model can be traced to the mid ..... number of pilot projects looked at different EMS delivery methods and some local communities ..... The decisions about who would deliver EMS or how really didn't matter, as long

  6. Fire Service Industry News: NVFC Announces National EMS Week

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    Mon, 19 May 2014

    nation's volunteer fire, rescue and emergency medical services ( EMS ) personnel. A 2003 study by the National Association of State EMS Directors estimated that 45 percent of EMS in this country is fire-based. According to the National Fire

  7. Fire-Based EMS : Ohio EMS Crews Face Medical Supply Shortages

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    recent report focused on how rising costs are impacting Ohio EMS crews' medical supplies. The Columbus Dispatch (http ..... situation at http://bit.ly/Vzsja1 . IV Fluid Shortage : EMS Can Help Drug Shortages: Are You Part of the Problem ? FDA Seeks

  8. Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

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    Mon, 12 May 2014

    18, 2014 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor ..... emergency medical care . Fire service-based EMS providers are located, trained, and equipped ..... States, every day. The Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates coalition recognizes the life