Valley first responders take extra precautions amid coronavirus pandemic
Emergency Medical Services across the Rio Grande Valley are making changes to stay safe amid the coronavirus outbreak.
EMS implemented a new screening process for coronavirus during a dispatch call.
“As soon as we hear positive, we do get a little bit more anxiety, but throughout the years we have learned to control that anxiety and we had to deal with it in a positive way,” said one of the EMS medics.
Stephanie Estrada says so far there has been about 50 cases where EMS has had to wear additional protective equipment.
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