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.

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.

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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