Reopening US states are taking their first steps toward a new normal

Apr 28 , 2020

By: Eric Levenson, CNN Carlos Davis used to have about 200 clients drop by his CUT-ology barbershop in Albany, Georgia, every day. On Friday, the first day he was allowed to reopen since the coronavirus pandemic, around 30 clients came in.  … Continue reading …

Iran: Over 700 dead after drinking alcohol to cure coronavirus

Apr 27 , 2020

By:News More than 700 people died in Iran after ingesting toxic methanol, erroneously thinking it can cure the new coronavirus. More than 700 people have died in Iran after ingesting toxic methanol, erroneously thinking it can cure the new coronavirus. … Continue reading …

Seniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms, Doctors Say

Apr 27 , 2020

by Judith Graham • Kaiser Health News Older adults with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, have several “atypical” symptoms, complicating efforts to ensure they get timely and appropriate treatment, according to physicians. COVID-19 is typically signaled by three … Continue reading …

NY rescinds new resuscitation guidelines for EMS

Apr 24 , 2020

By: EMS1/ Geoff Herbert Syracuse Media Group, N.Y. The state department of health had issued instructions last week to not attempt to resuscitate cardiac arrest patients who don’t have a pulse. ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state has revoked a … Continue reading …

More Community Paramedicine Articles

Community Paramedicine Articles

The Role of ePCR Software in EMS Data Sharing

May 12 , 2020

By: EMSWORLD An emergency medical technician administers naloxone to save the life of a young man who has just overdosed on heroin. The man is revived and the EMT leaves, feeling good about saving a life but burdened by the … Continue reading …

Caring for COVID-19 Patients With Mobile Integrated Health

May 12 , 2020

By: EMSWORLD As a department that has been using mobile integrated health and community paramedicine (MIH-CP) long before the COVID-19 pandemic started, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue (PBCFR) in West Palm Beach, Fla. was already prepared to provide supplemental care … Continue reading …

Las Vegas, HealthCall Partner to Help Homeless During COVID-19 Crisis

May 4 , 2020

By: EMSWORLD The City of Las Vegas has partnered with HealthCall and NurseCore to train staff and operate a 500-bed temporary hospital at Cashman Center; created to screen and care for homeless who may have coronavirus. To date, the ISO-Q … Continue reading …

Community Care Units Activated to Battle COVID-19

Apr 24 , 2020

By:JEMS Don’t miss out! Get every episode by subscribing to The EMS Today Show using Apple Podcasts or Google Play. Join JEMS Editor-Emeritus A.J. Heightman for an interview with innovative frontline personnel from five Sacramento, California-area fire agencies and hospital facilities that mobilized volunteers in … Continue reading …

Los Angeles Adopts New Strategy for Tackling Homelessness

Apr 17 , 2020

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press – JEMS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city and county officials on Tuesday announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal … Continue reading …

L.A. Fire Dept. Deploys Tracking Tool for COVID-19 Exposures Among Staff

Apr 17 , 2020

By: EMSWORLD PRESS RELEASE The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), one of the world’s largest fire services, has deployed Beyond Lucid Technologies’s patient tracking software—called MEDIVIEW™ TRIPS for COVID-19 Crew Exposure Tracking—to monitor both sworn and civilian personnel who may … Continue reading …