NYC Government Publication
Has the City's Paramedic Response Time to the Most Serious Medical Emergencies Slowed In Recent Years? Is the Response Slowest Outside Manhattan?
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The FDNY coordinates ambulance response to the about one million medical emergencies reported over the 911 system in the city each year. About a quarter of those emergencies are ALS, incidents involving heart attacks and other very serious conditions. IBO analyzes response times of these units.