City Services Under COVID Strain: MTA Cuts Trains Again Due To Staffing Shortages; FDNY Reminds 911 Is For Emergencies OnlyVarious New York City services are feeling the strain brought on by the spike in COVID cases brought on by the highly transmissible Omicron variant.
MTA, FDNY Among NYC Agencies Struggling With Staffing Issues Due To COVID-19's ResurgenceFrom Broadway to sports, the surge in Omicron variant cases is continuing to disrupt lives.
CBS2 Gets Exclusive Look Inside FDNY's Paramedic Training ProgramFor a responding FDNY paramedic, any given call could mean a life-or-death situation for the person in need of help.
With Less Than A Week Before NYC's Deadline, Municipal Workers Rally Against Vaccine Mandate On Staten IslandMost New York City workers have a little less than an week to get at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. But many continue to push back and refuse to do so.
Mayor De Blasio Doubles Down On Municipal Workers Vaccine Mandate: 'We Have Contingency Plans In Place'Municipal workers have a week to get the COVID-19 vaccine or risk being put on unpaid leave.
Union Leaders: NYC Likely To Face Dramatic Drop In Services If First Responders Forced To Comply With Vaccine MandateMayor Bill de Blasio's COVID-19 vaccine mandate is generating major pushback from public employee unions.
Caught On Camera: Man Punches EMS Worker After Being Treated In The BronxCellphone video shows a man trying to break into an ambulance in the middle of Pelham Parkway while first responders were trying to pull away.
EMS Workers To Start Receiving COVID Vaccines, But Not Everyone Is On BoardEMS will be the first members of the FDNY to get vaccinated, followed by firefighters next week.
FDNY: EMS Crew Robbed At Gunpoint After Responding To Fake 911 CallAuthorities said the EMS team responded to a bogus 911 call around 11 p.m. on Sackman Street in Brownsville.
Orthodox Jewish Community's All-Women EMS Service Ezras Nashim Finally Gets First AmbulanceAfter years of fighting for an ambulance so it could speed up response times, the state Department of Health finally gave Ezras Nashim the approval in August.
First Responders Fighting To Keep Their Jobs As New York City Threatens Potential LayoffsThey were on the frontlines against COVID-19, but now they're fighting to keep their jobs.
EMS Union Claims NYC Wants To Eliminate 400 First Responder Jobs; City Says Cuts Are Unwanted But May Be NecessaryHundreds of Emergency Medical Services personnel could lose their jobs if the city doesn't get some help.
EMS Worker Who Suffered Stroke Out Hospital After Attempted Rescue By Colleague Who Had AneurysmAn unlikely double miracle is shaping up for two men dedicated to saving the lives of others across New York City.
EMS Worker Released From Hospital After Rupturing Aneurysm While Helping ColleagueAuthorities said Wang sprang into action when Liam Glinane, a 63-year-old medical technician, had a stroke while driving an ambulance and crashed on the BQE.
2 EMS Workers In Critical Condition, One Suffers Aneurysm While Helping Another Who Had A Stroke“We’re not believers in coincidences, except for today, it was an extremely tragic coincidence,” FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said.