Support Your Local First Responder: Mask Up!

May 20, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy UPDATED JUNE 28. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) provides the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine’s “front line” responding to more than 110,000 calls for service each year. As of June 28, […more…]

Midtown COVID-19 Update – May 2020

May 1, 2020 0

Beginning on March 14, 2020, Indy Midtown Magazine has been posting regular updates about the response to the public health emergency by the City of Indianapolis as well as Midtown-related organizations. This post archives all […more…]

Public Safety Citizens Academy

February 27, 2020 0

Applications are now open for the Indy Public Safety Foundation’s 12th class of the Public Safety Citizens Academy (PSCA). The PSCA is a free, 12-week course that provides participants with a chance to engage with […more…]

First Responders’ Secondhand Trauma

May 4, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Public health impacts of firearm violence are not limited to victims, their families, and neighbors. The community’s first responders—police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians—routinely encounter traumatic situations and gruesome circumstances that […more…]

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

April 25, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy During an early April violence prevention presentation for Public Health Week 2019, Brittany Yarnell, a surveillance epidemiologist at Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD), shared data compiled from the Centers for […more…]

Safety First

December 28, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Residents and commuters may have been inconvenienced by temporary lane closures on Meridian Street for Citizen Energy Group’s DigIndy project and IndyGo’s Red Line bus rapid transit (BRT) construction, but for […more…]