Do Not Forget the Emergency Health Workers

A message from a New York paramedic

Don’t forget the paramedics. One emergency health worker shares his fears that paramedics will be forgotten.

“Months into a pandemic that may last years, there is still no guarantee that protective gear supply chains will be restored and maintained. In addition to the crushing call volumes and staggering mortality they are facing, E.M.S. workers have to endure the mental trauma of wondering if they are safe, if their families are safe and what will become of them if they…



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