CDC Releases Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Screening for EMS

Last week we issued a blog highlighting a detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) checklist for Ebola preparedness, as released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to the checklist and interim guidance for EMS released by the CDC, they have also released a document related to screening notes for the Ebola… Continue reading CDC Releases Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Screening for EMS

Local Police Use Naloxone Kit to Save Man from Heroin Overdose

The article below is a news story from the September 28, 2014 online version of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As we have highlighted on our blog over the last six months, opiate abuse continues to be a growing problem.  Bevan Baker, Milwaukee Health Commissioner, labeled the opiate addiction as a “definition of public crisis”.  The… Continue reading Local Police Use Naloxone Kit to Save Man from Heroin Overdose

CDC Releases Detailed EMS Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a detailed emergency medical services (EMS) checklist for Ebola preparedness, as well as interim guidance for EMS and 911 Public Safety Answering Points for management of patients with known or suspected Ebola virus in the United States. Links to both of these issuances from the… Continue reading CDC Releases Detailed EMS Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

Heroin, Opiate Addiction Labeled Today’s Public Health Crisis at Forum

The article below is from a recent online news publication and continues to illustrate the growing problem with opiates.  During a recent regional symposium sponsored by the City of Milwaukee and others, Bevan Baker, Milwaukee Health Commissioner, labeled the opiate addiction as a “definition of public crisis”.  Emergency Medical Products continues to see an increase… Continue reading Heroin, Opiate Addiction Labeled Today’s Public Health Crisis at Forum

Opiate Deaths Surpass Traffic Deaths in Waukesha County

The article below is from a recent online news publication and illustrates the growing problem with opiates.  It’s not just local to Waukesha County or the state of Wisconsin.  Emergency Medical Products has seen an increase in inquiries from city and state municipalities regarding naloxone which is a drug used to counter the effects of… Continue reading Opiate Deaths Surpass Traffic Deaths in Waukesha County