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Regional EMS Plans

This is a reminder that the most recent version of regional EMS plans (including the MCI, Strategic EMS, Stroke Triage, and Trauma Triage plans) are reviewed and revised as needed annually. The most recent versions of these plans are posted to our website and available for download.  To review or download plans, please click on this link.

Public Comment on DDNR Regulations Now Open

The Office of Emergency Medical Services would like to remind EMS agencies and providers that public comment is now open for the Periodic Review for the current DDNR Regulations. You can find the draft regulations by clicking this link: http://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewPReview.cfm?PRid=1392. The review period ends on August 17, 2015.

State Communications Committee Opening

911_logoThe Communications Committee of the Virginia EMS Advisory Board’s mission is to review and recommend policies on EMS communications and coordinate the development and implementation of communications and associated technology that support EMS operations at the local, regional and state level.

The committee has a vacancy and is looking for a representative from the PSAP/9-1-1 community with a strong background in public safety communications. This includes all aspects of public safety communications with an emphasis on emergency medical dispatch training and implementation. An ideal candidate will also have knowledge and/or experience in emergency medical services.



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Ebola Response Guide

The Southwest Virginia EMS Council has released guidance for EMS response to suspected ebola patients. The attached EVD Response Guide is provided as a resource to help EMS agencies and PSAPs in dispatch and response to suspected EVD patients. As information changes, this guide will be updated, so please be sure to refer back periodically for the latest information.

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2014 Governor's Award Winners

The Southwest Virginia EMS Council is proud to announce three winners of the 2014 Regional EMS Awards have received 2014 Governor's EMS Awards in their respective categories. Bill Akers, Bland County Volunteer Rescue Squad, and Ron Passmore were all recognized at a ceremony held on November 8, 2014, at the Virginia EMS Symposium, for their outstanding contributions to EMS.


 


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Latest Events

August
CTS
August 13, 2015 (18:00 - 19:00)
(Consolidated Tests)
Bland High School
September
CTS
September 10, 2015 (18:00 - 19:00)
(Consolidated Tests)
Bland High School
October
CTS
October 08, 2015 (18:00 - 19:00)
(Consolidated Tests)
Bland High School
November
CTS
November 12, 2015 (18:00 - 19:00)
(Consolidated Tests)
Bland High School
December
CTS
December 10, 2015 (18:00 - 19:00)
(Consolidated Tests)
Bland High School
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