Corie McCarthy releases some stress as she plays her ukulele in the garage as Mike Monck, a paramedic, heads to clean his ambulance on May 25, 2020. Finding moments in between the madness of calls is incredibly important. It provides a time to clear one's head and stay prepared for the next call.
Petrie of Atlantic Partners EMS said organizations are paying a significant amount of overtime and relying on mutual aid to answer calls, which puts a strain on other communities and services. âItâs this massive shell game that weâre trying to just keep the system floating and keep people responding when somebody needs help.â