emergency services

Paramedics on frontlines of COVID-19
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Jim Melwert
April 14, 2020 - 3:22 pm
A 33-year-old paramedic has died from COVID-19 — the first essential health care worker in Delaware County to succumb to the virus. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
February 25, 2020 - 7:27 pm
After a close encounter with a casualty of the opioid crisis, a Bucks County high school student designed a device that not only dispenses a lifesaving drug, but also alerts emergency services for help. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Pat Loeb
June 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia is seeking an injunction to prevent Hahnemann University Hospital from closing without notice. The city filed a motion to join Drexel University's lawsuit against Hahnemann's owners — American Academic Health Systems and its CEO, Joel Freedman...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
November 06, 2018 - 7:25 am
UPDATED: 12:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Office of Emergency Management reports that 911 landline phone service in the city has been restored. Update: 9-1-1 landline phone service has been restored. Residents calling 9-1-1 can use their landline phone. Verizon will remain...
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