AHA Updated Interim Guidance on Card Extensions During COVID-19: May 20, 2020

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NASEMSO Recruiting EMS Agencies to Participate in EMS Fatigue Study

EMS agencies are encouraged to participate in a national study regarding EMS fatigue. This important and collaborative initiative is being coordinated by the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) and the University of Pittsburgh. This federally-funded study will determine the impact of a Sleep Health and Fatigue Education Program designed specially for EMS clinician […]

Regional EMS Award Nomination Deadline Extended: June 30, 2020

Nomination Submission Deadline has been Extended:June 30, 2020 5:00pm Take a few moments and encourage those that have and continue to make a difference in people’s lives. Maybe they are the educator that is always available, without them, maybe some would not have been successful Maybe they researched and brought in special training for your […]

T-Mobile – Connecting Heroes: FREE Unlimited Service for First Responder Agencies

Keeping our First Responder Agencies Connected T-Mobile is providing first responder agencies with the FREE nationwide 5G access they need, helping these frontline heroes at the most critical times. T-Mobile is Pledging $7.7B Over the Next 10 Years We know first responder agencies face tough budget decisions, but they shouldn’t have to decide between critical […]

CSEMS AHA Training Facility Prepares to Resume AHA CPR Classes, June 2, 2020

Our goal, as state COVID-19 restrictions are slowly relaxed, is to continue providing courses so that our customers may receive the certifications they need. Providing a safe environment is always a priority, we are committed to reducing the the spread of communicable diseases such as COVID-19. In order to resume classes in light of COVID-19, we […]

Check Your Symptoms, Find a Test, Get Answers – COVIDCHECK

If you’re feeling sick or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, the sooner you act the better. Start with these resources to help protect yourself, your family, and your friends as we all work to stop the spread. Post expires at 9:00am on Wednesday July 1st, 2020

CSEMS Regional EMS Award Nomination is Open – 13 Awards of Recognition & High School Scholarships

Nomination Submission Deadline:Award nominations must be received by 5:00pm, June 30, 2020. Do you know a provider, organization or program that should be recognized for its excellence, dedication and contribution to Virginia’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system? If so, submit a nomination today! Anyone can nominate a person or organization for a regional award. Guidelines Anyone […]

URGENT: CSEMS Drug Box Decontamination Process Adherence

All EMS providers must adhere to CSEMS current Drug Box Decontamination Process. Failure to properly decontaminate drug boxes may result in a shortage! We currently have nine (9) drug boxes on a 7-day quarantine. Paperwork Must be Included Documenting that Box has Been Properly Decontaminated by the EMS Crew Hospitals are reporting contaminated boxes being turned in for […]

Employment Opportunity; Highland County Dept. of EMS is Hiring – Full Time Intermediate/Paramedic

Post expires at 9:00am on Monday June 15th, 2020

CSEMS Pearson Testing Facility Closure and the Introduction to OnVue Testing

Having recognized the limitations of testing throughout Virginia during the COVID-19 pandemic and the initial increased demand for providers, CSEMS PearsonVUE Testing Facility temporarily reopened, extending the original closure date to the end of May. After careful review of the testing volume for the CSEMS testing facility, the additional testing facilities becoming available throughout the […]