14 May Don’t wait till it’s too late: Emergency care in the time of COVID

COVID-19 may have some people hesitating to seek medical attention when they need it. It is important to know that 911 services, paramedics and Emergency Departments are continuing to respond to medical emergencies. And if you need medical care, it is critical that you do not wait to seek help. When you need emergency care If you have the following symptoms, it’s important to seek care immediately, whether by calling 911 or getting to an Emergency Department on your own: Signs of...

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23 Mar Paramedics on the frontline of COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario’s dedicated paramedics are on the frontlines. We know every call is a risk. The OAPC is working to keep paramedics in the field protected. We are collaborating with other healthcare professionals, reaching out to our government partners and making sure our members have the most up-to-date information, tools and resources they need to stay safe and healthy as they answer every call. Here are some of the ways we are working and engaged: Sit at the...

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