RSAF Grant Cycle Now Open

The Fall 2018 Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Cycle opens August 1, 2018 and will close on September 17, 2018 at 5:00pm. The RSAF Grant Program is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations which can be used to purchase EMS equipment and vehicles, computers, EMS management programs, courses/classes and projects benefiting the recruitment and retention of EMS providers.

Plan Updates

New plan updates have been approved by the Southwest Virginia EMS Council Board of Directors. EMS Performance Improvement plans and documents were approved at the June 21, 2018, meeting of the Board of Directors. 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, along with our most recent annual report, are posted to our website and available for download.  To review or download plans, please click on this link.  You may also review our most recent Annual Report under the "About Us" menu tab from our website.

Upcoming EMS courses

The Southwest Virginia EMS Council will be offering the LAST EMT Intermediate course starting August 12th at the EMS Council office.  For more information please visit our training calendar or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Southwest Virgnia EMS Council will be offering an EMT Basic course starting September 15th at the EMS Council office.  For more information please visit our training calendar or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Recognize the dedication and devotion of your fellow EMS providers and those who support the EMS system by nominating someone today for your Regional EMS Council awards! Winners of the regional awards will compete at the state level for a chance to receive a Governor’s EMS Award.

The Southwest Virginia  EMS Council is now accepting award nominations. Visit www.southwest.vaems.org and for downloadable nomination forms, award deadlines and award program dates.

For more information about the regional awards program, please contact your Regional EMS Council by visiting www.southwest.vaems.org or call the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services at (804) 888-9100.

  • • Excellence in EMS
    • EMS Administrator
    • Pre-Hospital Educator
    • Pre-Hospital Provider
    • EMS Agency
    • EMS Telecommunications Dispatcher
    • EMS for Children
  • • EMS Health and Safety
    • EMS Physician with Outstanding Contribution to EMS
    • Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS
    • Scholarship - Contribution to EMS by High School Senior
              $1,000 Regional Award | $5,000 State Award
  • Emergency Prepardness & Response

Deadline

Southwest Virginia EMS Council FY2018 Regional Awards Nomination Deadline: 4:30 p.m. May 30, 2018

Click to review nomination categories

Presentation of Awards

Regional winners will be announced at an awards dinner TBA.

Inquiries

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (276) 628-4151

Click here to find out more about the regional and state award programs.


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