CSEMS/OEMS Welcomes new Technical Resource Specialist – Charles Feiring

Welcome to the Valley! Charles Feiring began his EMS career in the late 70s, and will be relocating from Chesterfield to join the Virginia Office of EMS team at CSEMS. With over 40 years in Fire and EMS, Charles brings a wealth of experience in urban and rural EMS, having served as a volunteer and […]

An Update on Regional Protocols

Thank you to all who have been providing feedback on the protocols and the protocol education. We wanted to provide a few updates on things we have been doing to aid in the transition: With the End of Life status (8/31/21) of Blackboard’s Coursesites program, and no firm date on the rollout of the OEMS […]

Career Opportunity – Rappahannock Regional EMS Office

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/238647 The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is currently seeking potential candidates for the Regional Health Emergency Coordinator position, which will be located in the Rappahannock Regional EMS Council (REMSC) office. This position serves as a Performance Improvement Specialist (PIS) for the REMSC office. Characteristic duties include: Data analysis from […]

FAQ Document posted for EMS Workplace Precautions

Working with the Office of EMS Division of Emergency Operations, VDH Policy Specialists, the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, and the Central Shenandoah Health District, we have consolidated some information related to EMS Providers in the workplace. This document is available on the Office of EMS website under COVID-19 information, and is also posted […]

Virginia’s Lifted Restrictions – What this means for EMS?

On Thursday, May 27, the CSEMS Protocol Workgroup met to discuss the current regional COVID-19 protocol. In the coming weeks, the regional COVID-19 protocol will be retired, and the latest guidance integrated into the new Regional EMS Protocol document. We are also developing a FAQ sheet to guide many areas of operations for EMS. It […]

NEW CSEMS Protocols – In Your Hands

Protocols are important…but do you have the latest version? As our team continues the phased rollout of the new CSEMS Patient Care Protocols, we need your help to assure you are getting the latest information. Please make sure your OEMS portal has the correct email address. Agencies are sending OEMS affiliation rosters, and we use […]