Archive for Tag: EMT

New lawmaker and EMT says Murphy’s vaccination orders hurt health care heroes and a hemorrhaging industry

TRENTON, N.J. – Newly sworn-in Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick knows a lot about front-line health care – she has been living it for three decades as an emergency medical technician and former firefighter. The already fragile industry now faces a bigger crisis, she warns, as the vaccine mandate handed...

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Rooney sponsors bipartisan bill recognizing out-of-state EMT certifications to boost volunteers

TRENTON, N.J. – On Monday, the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney that allows EMTs from other states to work in New Jersey. “It is important that we make it easy for out-of-state professionals to get jobs they are already qualified for,”...

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