10 Key Traits of a Great EMT

10 Key Traits of a Great EMT

There is nothing easy about being an emergency medical technician or paramedic. First, you have to become one,  no easy feat between the hours of training and passing a state or national test. Once that happens, EMTs find themselves in a position of making literal...
Healthy Meals When Work Keeps You Moving Nonstop

Healthy Meals When Work Keeps You Moving Nonstop

Eating healthy meals can be a struggle for emergency response professionals. Sitting down to a meal and having a call interrupt before you can finish is a reality for emergency responders, it’s not just a Hollywood stereotype. You don’t have to let the...
When is Flu Season Over?

When is Flu Season Over?

Flu season has been intense this year. Even if you haven’t had it, you’ve probably responded to calls about it. Some EMS systems felt the strain of too many flu-related calls. Meanwhile, hospitals reminded the public not to call 911 for flu symptoms. So...
How Google Wants to Help Locate 911 Callers

How Google Wants to Help Locate 911 Callers

If you’ve ever been in or near an emergency and used your cell phone to call 911, you may have noticed that your location automatically turns on to help lead the responders to where you are. If you are the responder, you may have felt the pain of not getting very...