Colton Allison Awarded Governor’s 2019 EMS Award

(Norfolk, Virginia – November 9, 2019) – Central Shenandoah EMS Council is proud to announce that Colton Allison has been awarded the 2019 Governor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior. In a formal ceremony held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott this evening, the Virginia Office of EMS announced the recipients of […]

CSEMS Office Closed in Observance of Veterans Day – Monday, November 11, 2019

Central Shenandoah EMS Council will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veterans Day. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Columbus Day.

FREE Continuing Education for CSEMS Agencies and Providers

CSEMS is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob Flickinger, OEMS Regional Educator to our region’s continuing education resource. All agencies within the Central Shenandoah EMS region are encouraged to reach out to Jacob and request any desired continuing education courses, at no cost, that can be customized for their agency’s needs and conveniently held […]

OEMS – CSEMS Announces New Regional Program Manager

October 2, 2019 OEMS – CSEMS Announces New Regional Program Manager The Virginia Office of EMS and the Central Shenandoah EMS Council are pleased to announce the hiring of Daniel Linkins NRP, MPH as the new Regional Program Manager. Daniel comes to us from the Richmond – Chesterfield area where he most recently was serving […]

Employment Opportunity

CSEMS Program Manager The position posting for the new CSEMS Program Manager is available from VDH via the enclosed link. Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Click here to apply.

CSEMS Hires New Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that CSEMS has hired Ed Moreland as the new Executive Director for CSEMS. He comes to us from Pennsylvania where he has over twenty-five years’ experience in EMS at the local, regional, and state level.  He has  BA in Organizational Management from Eastern University and he is a Paramedic and […]

OEMS Opens Special Call Education Coordinator Institute

Please see the following message from Greg Neiman, BLS Training Coordinator at the Virginia Office of EMS In consultation with our IT folks, it appears we are still a few months away from full implementation of the mentorship process, primarily due to the internal testing that will be required. As a result, the Office is […]

Virginia Response to Hurricane Harvey

With the continuously unfolding impacts of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and surrounding states, the Virginia Office of EMS would like to post some reminders about disaster assistance.  As EMS providers, we understand that you want to help and that you may feel compelled to want to travel to areas impacted by a major disaster.  We […]

Governor McAuliffe Announces EMS Advisory Board Appointments

Governor McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today. The appointees listed below have been named to the EMS Advisory Board and will join McAuliffe’s Administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth. Samuel T. Bartle, MD* of […]

Updated List of Approved EVOC Programs in Virginia

The Office of EMS is pleased to announce the NAEMT EVOS program is now a recognized program meeting the requirements as defined within the Virginia EMS Regulations. Please direct questions to your Program Rep or Michael Berg, Manager of Regulations and Compliance for the Office of EMS (Michael.Berg@VDH.VIRGINIA.GOV).