News

News releases/statements:

9/29/21: State leaders prioritize EMS funding for the first time in more than 20 years

9/21/21: Michigan EMS Heroes Honored as 'Stars of Life' During Capitol Ceremony

8/10/21: Michigan paramedic and EMT shortage worsening daily, EMS agencies struggling to cover shifts

5/20/21: Michigan EMS: We need support to survive 

5/13/21: EMS remains on life support as Michigan fails to prioritize ambulance services in state budget

4/14/21: Michigan EMS: Expanded Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapies Will Help Michigan Fight COVID

2/25/21: EMS is on life support: Time to properly fund ambulance services in Michigan

 

News clips: 

WXYZ: Critical shortage of first responders in Michigan affecting response times, patient care

WWMT-TV: EMS workers honored at Michigan State Capitol for service 

WSJM Radio: Jackson and Hillsdale County EMS Heroes honored as "Stars of Life" during Capitol Ceremony

WZZM: EMTs Needed: Frontline worker shortage worsens as pandemic persists

Fox 47 News: 9/1/21: Statewide EMT and paramedic shortage has ripple effects in Lansing

Bridge Magazine: 8/24/21: Michigan is burning through EMTs, paramedics, creating shortages

WILX-TV: 8/16/21: EMT and paramedic shortage puts emergency services in crisis mode across the state

Monroe News: 8/15/21: Lack of funding leads to statewide shortage of EMS workers

WLUC-TV: 8/11/21: EMS staffing shortage causes serious challenges for first responders

WZZM-TV: 8/10/21: EMS leaders say statewide staffing shortage is worsening by the day

Up North Live: 7/30/21: Shortage of paramedics impacting response times in northern Michigan 

WWMT-TV: 5/22/21: Michigan EMS providers sounding the alarm on the lack of funding