"When AHS took over the ambulance service, they promised to give better coverage, but they’ve driven it into the ground,” said seasoned paramedic Don Sharpe.
The group of first responders and frontline city staff brings forward several objections to the orders citing medical, legal and scientific concerns surrounding the vaccination policy.
The letter was signed by 3,544 health care workers including 73 physicians, 1,111 nurses, 227 paramedics and thousands of allied health professionals, pharmacists, dentists, lab workers,...
AHS has told workers they have until October 31 to be vaccinated or face consequences, including firing.
In 2020, the (greater) Calgary region experienced 3,324 EMS "red alerts."
The UCP announced Tuesday they are starting to test an app that drug users can access if they are having an overdose.