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    EMS truck in CT catches on Fire

    Here's the news link https://www.wtnh.com/news/unusual-stories-news/beacon-falls-ambulance-catches-fire-with-patient-still-inside/
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    The Stryker EMS rig

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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    In my State of Connecticut for example, they seem to have left out EMT's and only are asking for Paramedics, PA, NP, MD, RT's and Do's.
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    What I mean by that is I am wondering why EMT's are being left out of the loop during this pandemic. It seems like Many states are asking for medical help but many states are not asking EMT's to pitch in and help. Instead many states are asking Paramedics,, NP, PA, MD and Do's to help out.
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Has anyone ever noticed during this pandemic that EMT's are largely left out of this and only Paramedics, NP, PA, DO and MD's are in the news. It just seems odd that EMT's are left out of this pandemic and you don't hear anything on how EMT's are helping in this pandemic.
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    Recommendations on online places to do your EMT CEU for NREMT

    Anyone have recommendations on places where I can do online EMT CEU to renew my EMT/NREMT
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Here's the Guidelines from the CDC for EMS Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html They include the EMS Infectious Disease...
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    I wonder how many EMT's, Paramedics, PA's, NP's, DO's and MD's do we have that can sustain this Pandemic in this country. I know we have some EMT's and Paramedics that are not affiliated with a EMS service or Vol EMS squad. I have heard rumblings within DHS, HHS and DoD that they may activate...
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Here's the Latest update from the CDC's HAN https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2020/han00428.asp?deliveryName=USCDC_511-DM21359
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    Coronavirus Discussion Thread

    Anyone want to hit the Panic Button Person dies from coronavirus in Washington state, first in the US, health officials say https://www.foxnews.com/us/person-dies-from-coronavirus-in-washington-state-first-in-the-us-health-officials-say
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    Dose EMS need a Strike team

    Well Some states like Texas, California, Georgia and New York have State Guards and State Militias. Within the State Guard and State Militia's they have a Medical brigade or Medical battalion that can respond to Medical crisis in the state. Texas State Guard; https://tmd.texas.gov/state-guard...
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    Dose EMS need a Strike team

    I saw this in JEMS and it ask, dose EMS Need a Strike team and I say NO because we already have a National Medical response system such as DMAT's, CERT's, FEMA Medical Reserve Corps, Air National Guard Medevac teams, Army National Guard Medical brigades, US Coast Guard, USPHS Commissioned Corp...
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    Vol EMS question

    Here's a good example to this topic Study: Longer Ambulance Drives as Hospitals Close in Rural Communities https://www.jems.com/2020/02/14/longer-ambulance-drives-as-hospitals-close-in-rural-communities/
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    Vol EMS question

    Well dud, the more places and especially the suburbs that use to be Volunteer EMS are turning to paid EMS or a combination of Paid/Vol. It's why the Rural areas of the country are becoming the last standing Vol EMS and how long can Rural Vol EMS stand before they fold. It's why I think Vol EMS...
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    Vol EMS question

    Have you see HOW much it cost to Live in Connecticut vs everywhere else. The taxes in Connecticut alone make it hard to live and even work in Connecticut.
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    Vol EMS question

    Where I am from in New England region and in the State of Connecticut. I have seen many Volunteer EMS squads struggle to attract people and I am wondering if the Population dynamics have something to do with why Volunteer EMS is dying. Now I know things are different from region to region and...
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    Vol EMS question

    I have a question for ya. Why is it that Vol EMS is becoming a dying service in this country. It seems like and especially where I am from in Connecticut and in New England region, it seems like Being a Vol EMT is a Dying breed. I have seen many Vol EMS squads have dwindling membership and the...
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    Montana Firefighter Allegedly Fired Over Instagram Workout Photos

    I think she'll win a court case on Sex and gender discrimination. I also think there is Nothing wrong with promoting health and fitness in the Fire and EMS side. Like me, I do work out in the gym and I have leggings on. Here's her fitness site https://www.presleykpfit.com/
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    Montana Firefighter Allegedly Fired Over Instagram Workout Photos

    Have you seen her instagram page and here it is https://www.instagram.com/presleykp.fit/

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