Louisville Metro EMS has responded to the recent mishandling of medication by two EMS employees. Now, the agency said it plans on adding an extra level of accountability. Metro EMS wants to prevent this from ever happening again, said Dr. Neal Richmond, executive director of Louisville Metro EMS. In the next 30 to 45 days… Continue reading Louisville Metro EMS Will Drug Test Staff
Louisville Metro EMS is changing the way it tracks and handles patient medications. This comes after two EMS employees were accused of mishandling drugs. Now the agency will tighten its processes in response, but will still rely on the trust of its employees. When EMS personnel prescribe medication to a patient, employees are expected to… Continue reading Louisville Metro EMS Responds to Recent Activity
The fire following an explosion at a chemical plant in the Rubbertown neighborhood is under control and there is no risk to the community, but there were conflicting reports in the media and from emergency management officials.
The test comes a week after emergency sirens failed to sound in Louisville during a tornado warning, and the city will participate in the test.
Officials in several eastern Kentucky counties are considering asking for federal assistance following this week’s wind storms.
The University of Louisville will stage a mock emergency on its Belknap campus tomorrow.
A round up of the latest windstorm updates, including the calling up of National Guard troops for Louisville, expected power outages, school closings, and more.