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Three Firefighter/Paramedics from Highland Park Fire Department Quarantined After Emergency Call for Patient with At-Risk International Travel History and Symptoms

446 Three members of the Highland Park Fire Department were quarantined Monday, March 16, 2020 after they responded to a call for a patient with high risk international travel history and symptoms consistent with a […]

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Air Methods to Take Over Medical Air Transports Base Out of McHenry As Flight for Life Ends Illinois Service April 6, 2020

1,046 Tammy Chatman, public information officer (south region) for Flight for Life, reports that an agreement was been reached with Air Methods (AMC) to continue air medical services in northern Illinois at the McHenry Base […]

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Palatine Fire Department Highlights National Stroke Awareness Month for May with FAST Acronym Stroke Reminder

132 May marks National Stroke Awareness Month, and this year the National Stroke Association is turning the spotlight on the modifiable risk factors that account for 90% of strokes globally. Hypertension remains the single most […]

Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedic Andrew Hansen
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Arlington Heights Fire Department Medic Named IDPH EMS Instructor of the Year for Developing Specific Video Laryngoscopy Technique and Trial Program

95 Arlington Heights Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Hansen Named Illinois Department of Public Health’s EMS Instructor of the Year for Developing Specific Video Laryngoscopy Technique and Trial Program for Endotracheal Intubation (ET) Arlington Heights Fire Department firefighter/paramedic […]

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Palatine Rural, Palatine and Rolling Meadows Firefighter/Paramedics Demonstrate Advanced Training for Cardiac Arrest

202 Mega Code Kelly™ Cardiac Arrest Training Demonstration on Tuesday morning, June 12, 2018 at Palatine Fire Station 84. On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, RPM — Palatine Rural, Palatine, and Rolling Meadows Fire Departments — […]

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Girl, Age 4, Found Unresponsive with Heat Illness After She Entered Car on Her Own in McHenry

36 McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and McHenry Township FPD firefighter/paramedics responded Tuesday afternoon July 19, 2016 to Holly Ct in unincorporated McHenry to a report that a 4-year-old girl was found unresponsive with heat-related illness […]

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Orlando Mass Shooting Press Conference: ORMC Physicians, Staff and Patient Angel Colon Describe Injuries, Medical Response

44 Dr. Michael Cheatham, ORMC Trauma Surgeon, led a press conference Tuesday morning and reported that 44 patients were initially admitted. As of Tuesday morning 27 patients remain admitted to the hospital — six are […]