The Southwest Virginia EMS Council is proud to announce our EMS STRONG Called to Care 5K. The event will support our regional EMS provider health and wellness program designed to keep our region's heroes safe and healthy so they can continue to serve our communities. The EMS STRONG Called to Care 5K will be held Friday, May 20, beginning at 7:30 pm on the Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon, VA.
The 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.
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.
May 12, 2016 (18:00 - 19:00)
June 09, 2016 (18:00 - 19:00)
July 14, 2016 (18:00 - 19:00)
Bland High School
August 11, 2016 (18:00 - 19:00)
September 08, 2016 (18:00 - 19:00)