First Responders

Sen. Kirk Pushes For Funds To Help Ground Zero Workers Pay Medical BillsRepublican Senator Mark Kirk is giving some bipartisan support to renew money for a bill many of his colleagues were reluctant to endorse the first time around: helping pay medical bills of those who worked at Ground Zero.
Hobart Training First Responders To Handle EbolaBefore patients make it to an emergency room they may have contact with a first responder. So how are they preparing?
Retired Firefighter: 9/11 Is Our Generation's Day Of InfamyFirst responders in Palatine marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with a ceremony at the town's firefighters’ memorial.
Training Program Educates First Responders On People With AutismIllinois firefighters and paramedics may soon know how to better help autistic people during emergencies.
Did Red Cross Food Make Responders Sick At Train Wreck Site?The health department in Porter County, Ind., is investigating whether food provided by the Red Cross at a train collision scene made first responders sick.
Oak Lawn To Dedicate 9/11 Sculpture With Beams From WTCAmong the many memorials planned for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, one in particular will bring actual pieces of the World Trade Center to Oak Lawn, permanently.
White: Emergency Contact Database Is VitalSecretary of State Jesse White says he would like to see more Illinoisans put their names and contact information into the state’s Emergency Contact Database.
9-11 Beams Headed For Oak LawnBeams from the wreckage of the World Trade Center will be incorporated into a monument southwest suburban Oak Lawn plans to erect to honor the first responders to the 9-11 attacks on the New York skyscrapers.
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