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 Saturday, Oct 25 
First responders prepare in case Ebola hits (Bowling Green Daily News)
Area first responders are learning more about Ebola to prepare themselves in the event that they encounter someone infected with the deadly disease.

 Saturday, Oct 25 
Full Time Paramedic: Anderson County EMS, Lawrenceburg (Anderson) Ky

 Friday, Oct 24 
New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola (CNN)
A New York doctor tested positive for Ebola on Thursday, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN.

 Thursday, Oct 23 
Paramedic: Yellow Ambulance Service, Louisville (Jefferson) KY

 Thursday, Oct 23 
EMT-B: Yellow Ambulance Service, Louisville (Jefferson) KY

 Wednesday, Oct 22 
Louisville EMTs injured in ambulance crash with bus (WLKY)
An ambulance and Jefferson County Public Schools bus collided Wednesday afternoon, sending two EMTs to the hospital.

 Wednesday, Oct 22 
E911 board questions quality of KSP dispatch (Paducah Sun)
One big question that remains for the Paducah-McCracken County E911 Emergency Communications Services is whether citizens will continue to receive the quality of service they have now if the board contracts with the Kentucky State Police for dispatching services.

 Wednesday, Oct 22 
Paramedic: Garrard County EMS, Lancaster (Garrard) KY

 Tuesday, Oct 21 
Interstate 75 back open after Madison Co. chemical spill (WKYT)
A chemical leaked out of a tanker truck on Interstate 75, sending a trooper to the hospital, and backing up traffic for hours.

 Tuesday, Oct 21 
Kentucky pension official: 'It's been a challenging start to the year' (Lexington Herald Leader)
Hedge funds and other alternative investments are the only assets presently gaining value for the Kentucky Retirement Systems, however controversial they might be otherwise.

 Tuesday, Oct 21 
Lexington firefighters train, develop plan for dealing with Ebola (Lexington Herald Leader)
Firefighters began training and making preparations for how they would respond to calls related to the Ebola virus if it were in Lexington.

 Tuesday, Oct 21 
CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy)
The CDC yesterday unveiled new personal protective equipment (PPE) recommendations for health workers who will be caring for Ebola patients, with the main change being no exposed skin. The guidance allows for two choices of respiratory protection.

 Tuesday, Oct 21 
EMT: Washington Co EMS, Springfield (Washington) Ky

 Tuesday, Oct 21 
EMT Basic: Mercy Regional EMS, Paducah (McCracken) KY

 Monday, Oct 20 
ACEP: Emergency Physicians need more resources to manage Ebola (EMS World)
Top priorities should be increased funding for ED disaster preparedness, increased training and supplies of PPE for all healthcare workers in emergency departments.

 Monday, Oct 20 
Louisville companies search for protective gear preparing for Ebola (WDRB)
Louisville healthcare workers are preparing for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient, but a nationwide shortage makes one tool they need to protect themselves from the virus hard to find.

 Monday, Oct 20 
Webinar: Ebola preparedness for Emergency Medical Services (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
ASPR and CDC staff will discuss the previously developed and distributed Detailed Emergency Medical Services Checklist for Ebola Preparedness, which highlights activities that EMS agencies and systems should consider to prepare for managing patients with Ebola and other infectious diseases.

 Sunday, Oct 19 
CDC to revise Ebola PPE protocol (EMS World)
Those caring for an Ebola patient in Dallas were left vulnerable because some of their skin was exposed.

 Sunday, Oct 19 
Louisville on guard for Ebola cases (Louisville Courier Journal)
Major hospital systems and ambulance crews in the Louisville area are on guard for potential cases of Ebola, though the Metro health department thinks it's unlikely sick patients will turn up there.

 Saturday, Oct 18 
Preparation pays off with transport of Ebola nurse (EMS World)
When an American Medical Response crew in Dallas was summoned Wednesday to transport Ebola-stricken nurse Amber Vinson on her way to Atlanta, they had every reason to remain calm.

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