Emergency first responders doing vital but dangerous work during the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency first responders’ efforts have increased in both necessity and danger. Emergency medical services workers are some of the most vulnerable front-line workers, but they have gone almost unnoticed in reporting about front-line workers during the pandemic.

Limited Access to Primary Care Could Be Crowding Maryland’s Emergency Rooms

Crowding in emergency departments in Maryland is forcing hospitals to request that EMTs divert their patients in ambulances elsewhere.

National Capital Region 2014 Urban Rescue Preparation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dozens of state, local and federal first responders invade RFK stadium to test their ability to deal with disaster should it strike the region.

Explosion Leaves Two UMD Students Injured

An explosion in a Univ. of Maryland lab left two students injured Monday. The explosion occurred as a result of nitric acid and sulfuric acid being combined with a third unknown substance in a waste container, officials said.