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New program will help pay for EMS training

Georgetown-Scott County emergency medical services are struggling to find and keep paramedics.

Two EMS workers injured in wreck

Two Anderson County EMS workers were hurt Friday night after the ambulance they were in was T-boned on the driver's side by a pickup truck on Carlton Drive, according to The Anderson News.
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EMS training event scheduled for Saturday

Woodford County EMS, along with emergency personnel from a 6-county area will get some hands-on experience learning the latest rescue techniques at a regional training event at the Woodford County Park on Saturday.
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Jessamine County EMS offers Children’s Safety Day

The Annual Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services (JCEMS) EMS Kids Safety Day on Saturday, May 20.
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Lewis Co. inmate dies while being taken to hospital

Kentucky State Police say an inmate at the Lewis County Detention Center died while being taken by ambulance to Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
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Madison County EMS: Five overdoses in 90 minutes

In around 90 minutes Wednesday, paramedics in Madison County say they responded to five overdoses.
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Official: Louisville EMS got 151 overdose calls in 4 days

Louisville emergency crews have seen a rise in the number of calls related to drug overdoses.

UPDATE: KSP investigating suspected fatal overdose in Madison Co. overnight

An investigation is underway into a fatal overdose in Madison Co. that happened Wednesday night.

Hopkinsville Man Presents Another ‘Flag of Heroes’

Hopkinsville businessman Daniel Conner spends his own time and money presenting the 'Flag of Heroes' to first responders in his area to show his appreciation for what they do to serve, protect and save.
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Lexington First Responders Planning Relief Trip in Tennessee

First responders in Lexington are collecting supplies to help with relief efforts in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area.
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Jessamine Co. EMS 11-14

When the health of a family member or loved one is in peril, Jessamine County EMS has you covered. Jamie Goodpastor and Janine Mackey stop by the studio to talk to Doug High about recent awards their service has received, and explain the rigorous training EMS personnel endure to provide their life-saving services.
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Jessamine Co. EMS win top KAPA awards

Several Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department personnel received awards during the September 20-23 Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association (KAPA) conference in Lexington.

Frankfort Fire, EMS modify cardiac arrest procedures

The Frankfort Fire Department will soon be putting new procedures in place which they feel will increase the quality of care for cardiac arrest patients according to Fire Chief Eddie Slone.

Mackey Act passes through house, heads to Gov. Bevin’s Office

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Senate Bill 43, also knows as the Mackey Act has been given approval by the Kentucky House, and will now go to Governor Matt Bevin's office to be signed or vetoed.

RPD: Two related incidents turn physical for officers & EMS workers

Richmond police say two men tried to assault police officers and EMS workers in two related incidents.
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Two people pulled to safety from burning vehicle

Two people escaped a burning truck fire and a bystander helped them to safety.

Recognition, grant for Jessamine Co. EMS

Jessamine Co. Emergency Medical Services (JCEMS) has received an award for their treatment of heart attacks from the American Heart Association (AHA.)

First responders given access to W.Va. end-of-life registry

"The addition of emergency medical services provider to the system will ensure that patients' end-of-life wishes are respected."

Councilmember wants to lower Morehead’s EMS funding

A Morehead councilman says the city should lower its EMS contribution by $39,000. That's according to the The Morehead News. The paper says the city held a second reading this week on an ordinance to adopt the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget. It reports that councilman Tom Carew proposed a budget amendment that would cut some of the city's funding to Morehead-Rowan County EMS.
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Two Scott County Ambulances Break Down Transporting Patient

Georgetown-Scott County EMS has battled mechanical problems with their ambulances all summer. Those problems continued Monday

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