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Posted: Nov 25, 2020

South Carolina first responders shining lights on patients at the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital

VIDEO: Charleston first responders are joining forces to ‘wave goodnight’ to the children and healthcare heroes at Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. Police, fire and EMS park their vehicles outside the children’s hospital, and when the clock strikes 7:30 p.m., they turn their lights on for five minutes, so that the patients inside can see them shine and know their community is here to say goodnight.
- PUB DATE: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCBD-TV NBC/CW+ 2 Charleston
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Posted: Nov 25, 2020

Yakima Training Center to receive 2020 Army Community Partnership Award

Yakima Training Center and the city of Yakima, Washington, have been selected to receive the 2020 Army Community Partnership Award during a virtual award ceremony tentatively scheduled for December. The Department of Defense presents the award each year to installations demonstrating partnerships that improve quality of life for service members and their families, enhance Army readiness and modernization capabilities and build stronger community relationships.
- PUB DATE: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: US Army
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Posted: Nov 25, 2020

'Catastrophic loss of medical care' possible if Washington's COVID-19 numbers skyrocket

The governor and doctors are warning our state could face a "catastrophic loss of medical care" next month if coronavirus numbers continue to skyrocket. Right now, the number of hospital admissions are nearing the peak that we saw back in the Spring and hospitals are now bracing for a bigger surge that could force doctors to make life or death decisions for patients.
- PUB DATE: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS/CW+ 29 Yakima
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Posted: Nov 24, 2020

IAFF calls on nation’s governors to give firefighters priority access to COVID-19 vaccine

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) penned a letter to the nation’s governors requesting firefighters and emergency medical personnel on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 be among those given priority access to a vaccine once it is available. According to the IAFF, over 30,000 firefighters have been exposed to COVID-19 in the line of duty.
- PUB DATE: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WCBD-TV NBC/CW+ 2 Charleston
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Posted: Nov 24, 2020

San Francisco Fire Dept. Airport Division Takes Delivery of Three Oshkosh Striker 8x8 ARFF Vehicles

PHOTO: Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, announced on Nov. 20 that the company delivered three Striker 8x8 ARFF vehicles to the San Francisco International Airport in California. The department’s new Striker 8x8 vehicles were delivered in late September and early October.
- PUB DATE: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Aviation Pros
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