Pro EMS Winter 2020

Features

COVID-19’s Crippling Grip Resiliency and Support During Unprecedented Times

How EMS Academy Became NYC’s Largest Station During COVID-19 Crisis

Resiliency and Support During Unprecedented Times

Perspectives of the Pandemic from EMS Dinosaurs

Columns

SAFETY FIRST
Personal Protective Equipment in Response to an Unknown, Deadly Pathogen
By Captain Yonatan Klein and Lieutenant Robert J. Carlo

CALL REVIEW
Rapidly Changing Medical Protocols with the Emergence of COVID-19 in New York City
By Dr. Glenn Asaeda, Chief Medical Officer

STEP BY STEP
Training Procedures Reinforced and Streamlined as the Coronavirus Spread
By Lieutenant Randy Li

EMS LEADER
Changing Perceptions on Mental Health as Members Battle Invisible Enemies
By Assistant Chief Alvin Suriel

DISPATCHES FROM DISPATCH
Protecting a Mission Critical Service During a Deadly Pandemic
By Deputy Assistant Chief Denise Werner

ONE ON ONE
On the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Chief of Staff Elizabeth Cascio

PUBLIC MATTERS
Educational and Public Safety Outreach During a Pandemic
By EMT Sarah McShane and Director Fabricio Caro

HISTORY
The Motorized Age of EMS,1908-1941
By Chief James P. Martin (retired)

Qs & As
With FDNY EMS Division Commanders
By Captain Brendan Ryan

Spotlights

The Importance of Daily Symptom Checks
Clean Spaces and Covered Faces
Second Chances

Departments

PHOTO REPORTER
STATS
FOCAL POINT
AS SEEN ON SOCIAL
THE 10 – 12
10 – 62K
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
IN MEMORIAM

Special Sections

EMS WEEK
UNMASKING OUR HEROES