Protective Shield Developed For First Responders Facing COVID-19 Cases"I feel a little bit like it's a war effort. Because this is a war against the virus. It's the thing that we need right now. Sticking together and not making profit out of it."
Chicago's First Responders Working With Department Of Public Health On New Pandemic PracticesWhile many are staying home to stay safe, first responders cannot.
First Responders, Hospitals Take Precautions To Fight Spread Of CoronavirusThe pressure to respond to the coronavirus pandemic falls not just on hospital workers, but also on our first responders – and ensuring they are protected when answering the call.
Chicago Area First Responders Prepare For Coronavirus"You're going to have firefighters more than likely dressed up with masks, goggles, gowns and that's per the recommendations of the CDC."
'It's Always Worth Trying To Clean Up For The Kids': Paramedic Field Chief Speaks On Heroin Epidemic On West SideChicago's paramedics and first responders are on the front lines of the city's heroion epidemic every day, especially on the West Side.
Nonprofit Addresses Mental Health Stigma For First RespondersThe group's latest showcase, "First Responders", explores the mental health experiences of firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement.
'Chicago's Finest' Honored With Commemorative StampThe commemorative Forever stamp "honors the men and women who serve as firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical professionals for their skill, dedication and uncommon bravery."
First Responders Accidentally Ingesting Powdered Opioids Is On The RiseA growing number of first responders are accidentally ingesting opioids while responding to drug calls.
Addison's 'First Responders Academy' Offers Instructional 8 Week ClassA dozen residents of west suburban Addison are getting a taste of what it’s like to be a police officer and a firefighter.
CPD Receives Mental Illness Training To Better Respond To CallsChicago’s first responders demonstrated Monday new cross-training programs to help recognize those dealing with mental illness.
May Fundraiser To Help Families Of Fallen First RespondersThey gave their lives on the job, and now you can help give back to their families. The 100 Club has kicked off a month-long fundraiser to assist the survivors of first responders who have died in the line of duty.
Illinois Mayors, Firefighters Want Hearing On Bill To Protect First Responders From LawsuitsThe bill has sat dormant in committee since being introduced Feb. 19.
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.