Ambulance Workers Continue to Brave the Frontlines with Little Support

EMTS FACING UNPRECEDENTED STRUGGLES WITH LITTLE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR PRIVATE AMBULANCE SERVICES AS VIRUS SURGES

As COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals in Southern California are tasking EMTs with the heartbreaking decision of gauging a patient’s chances of survival before transporting them to ICUs, many nearing capacity. This The New York Times photo essay captures the emotional and physical toll essential frontline healthcare workers are facing daily, putting themselves and their families at risk to serve their communities.

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