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[KSTP TV, July 03, 2020]   Lots of folks have laid in a supply of fireworks to fire off at home this holiday weekend. But every year, some people aren't careful and get hurt.
July 03, 2020
[Quad Community Press, May 19, 2020]   As of June 1, the ambulance service in Lino Lakes is set to change. The city council has now taken action so it has a say in what that change looks like.
May 19, 2020
[KSTP TV, May 06, 2020]   The Minnesota National Guard honored COVID-19 frontline caregivers with a flyover of Twin Cities hospitals Wednesday. Allina Health EMS crews, along with Coon Rapids police and fire first responders, gathered at Allina Health's Mercy Hospital to watch the spectacle.
May 06, 2020
[MPR News, April 15, 2020]   Calls for ambulances have dropped 10 to 40 percent statewide. While sheltering in place has reduced common types of emergency calls across the country, Bruce Hildebrandt, ambulance operations manager for Allina Health EMS and president of the Minnesota Ambulance Association, said he’s worried the decrease in calls means people are forgoing the help they need because they’re afraid to ride in an ambulance that previously transported a COVID-19 patient.
April 15, 2020
[WCCO-TV, March 09, 2020]   The first line of response to COVID-19 may be emergency medical service paramedics and EMTs. Allina Health EMS providers are well prepared for that job.
March 09, 2020
[RiverTown Multimedia, January 21, 2020]   River Falls is exploring service from Allina Health. The city sent proposal requests to all known non-governmental area EMS service providers in Nov. 2019.
January 21, 2020
[CBS Morning News, November 07, 2019]   For many people, especially children, a ride in the back of an ambulance can be scary. That prompted Allina Health EMS paramedic Ivan Mazurkiewicz to look for a way to take scary out of that ride.
November 07, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, September 21, 2019]   A Blaine city council member suddenly lost feeling in part of his body and couldn't speak. Read his story about surviving a stroke without any side effects.
September 21, 2019
[KSTP TV, August 28, 2019]   Paramedic Ivan Mazurkiewicz runs on emergencies all over the north metro. In many cases, the most potent medicine might be in a little black bag he carries.
August 28, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, August 26, 2019]   When a passenger keeled over with a sudden cardiac arrest at MSP International Airport, fast action by first responders & new equipment saved his life.
August 26, 2019