May 25 | Round-Up: EMS Funding and System News Across the United States

A Freightliner ambulance of the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue department driving through a neighborhood in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
🚑 It’s EMS Week! Read More > IOWA – The Iowa state government is piloting a program in rural areas to enhance emergency ...
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West Virginia EMS Survey: Agencies Concerned About Radio System, Cellular Coverage

The West Virginia EMS Coalition conducted a survey of EMS organizations in the state to understand their concerns regarding communication systems. The ...
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Report: New Hampshire EMS Facing “State of Emergency”

According to a report published by the New Hampshire Ambulance Association, EMS organizations in the state are under stress. Other ...
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May 3 | Round-Up: EMS Funding and System News Across the United States

NEW YORK – Erie County, among New York’s largest, approved $4.6 million to fund the initial costs of creating a ...
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West Virginia Fire Chiefs Association: More Funding Needed for EMS and Fire Departments

Randy James, President of the West Virginia State Fire Chief’s Association and Chairman, delivered testimony to the Legislature’s Joint Committee ...
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Text to 911 Counties in West Virginia

What is text to 911? Text-to-911 is a service that allows individuals to send a text message to 911 emergency ...
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Report: Ohio Rural EMS Facing a “Staffing Emergency”

According to a recent article from The Ohio Newsroom, rural EMS organizations in Ohio are encountering significant staffing challenges. Many ...
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As Rural EMS Challenges Mount, States Look to Understand Issue

Several states in recent years have authorized state funds to study the issues surrounding emergency medical services. Maine’s Blue Ribbon ...
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WDTV Series Examines the EMS Crisis in West Virginia

A series of news reports from WDTV over the past few months have examined the EMS crisis in West Virginia. ...
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Preston County Considering Ambulance Fee or Excess Levy to Support EMS Operations

According to a report from WBOY, the Preston County Commission in West Virginia is weighing the adoption of either an ...
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