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.

Fire Fighting Volunteers and EMT’s Wanted

The National Volunteer Fire Council launched their “Make Me a Firefighter Campaign” in Washington Tuesday with the hopes of recruiting more volunteer firefighters in Maryland and across the rest of the country.

New App Saves Lives

ELLICOTT CITY – About 300 cardiac arrests happen each year in Howard County and a new app PulsePoint is trying to bring this number down.

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.