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Emergency Resources

Preparation is key to making sure you can respond to a disaster safely and securely. Use the resources below to learn more about what you should do during a disaster and how you can respond if you have a specific medical condition. Emergency Information for Specific Disasters Information and resources from the American Red Cross… Read More »

New York City emergency medical workers prepare for layoffs

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) lift a patient into an ambulance while wearing protective gear, as the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York City, New York, March 24, 2020. Stefan Jeremiah | Reuters The head of New York City’s emergency medical services union said Wednesday the city is preparing to lay off hundreds… Read More »

Premier Andrews in emergency meeting

More lockdowns are expected for Victoria after the Andrews Government’s COVID-19 Crisis Council of Cabinet meets on Tuesday. According to The Australian, more lockdowns are likely to be announced when Premier Daniel Andrews addresses the media this afternoon. Meanwhile, a new record could be set today when the number of coronavirus cases for the state… Read More »

Japan’s regions, companies emerge from virus emergency while Tokyo restrictions remain

TOKYO (Reuters) – Large parts of Japan marked the first day out of a state of emergency on Friday while major cities remained under coronavirus restrictions and new testing suggested that contagion in Tokyo was wider than official figures. Passersby wearing protective face masks are seen on the street after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe… Read More »

Oxford’s Emergency Ventilator Project Steaming Ahead

April 3rd, 2020 Medgadget Editors Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Materials, Medicine, Public Health The University of Oxford and King’s College London have teamed up to develop and are now testing a new emergency ventilator that consists of devices that commonly exist in clinical spaces and scientific laboratories, and a few simple parts that can… Read More »

Governor Carney Declares Public Health Emergency (PHE) – news.delaware.gov

Governor Carney Declares Public Health Emergency (PHE) – State of Delaware News NEWS FEED COVID-19 Update for March 23, 2020: Public Health Announces 31 Additional Positive CasesDate Posted: March 23, 2020 Governor Carney Closes Delaware Schools Through May 15Date Posted: March 23, 2020 Governor Carney Declares Public Health Emergency (PHE)Date Posted: March 23, 2020 DNREC… Read More »