City of Waynesboro Emergency Communications Center Adds Text-2-911 Feature

The City of Waynesboro Emergency Communications Center has added the capability of receiving 911 Emergency Calls by Text. The City of Waynesboro Emergency Communications Center has added the capability of receiving 911 Emergency Calls by Text. Commonly referred to as Text-2-911, this technology allows anyone with a text capable cell phone to text 911 to […]

New Protocols Released for Preview – Implementation scheduled for Fall 2020

We are proud to introduce the brand new CSEMS Regional Protocols for preview. This preview period is an opportunity for providers to become familiar with the protocols before they are implemented this fall. Educational support will be provided before implementation, and is being developed over the next few months. This document is not just a […]

NAEMT Free Webinar: Crew Resource Management in Crisis Response – July 14, 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:30 PM – 2:30pm The recent pandemic and civil unrest has taught us the importance of crew resource management (CRM) in crisis response. Learn how to mitigate perception of risk to achieve your desired outcomes through principles and practices of situational awareness. Join experts NAEMT President-Elect and Fire Chief Bruce Evans, […]

FDA Advises Consumers Not to Use Hand Sanitizer Products Manufactured by Eskbiochem

[6/19/2020] FDA advises consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol), a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested. FDA has identified the following products manufactured by Eskbiochem: All-Clean Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-002-01) Esk Biochem […]

Augusta Health ED Best Practices: EMS to Leave Room Before Patient Intubation

There has been a few instances recently where EMS will bring a patient in that almost immediately requires intubation. Augusta Health wants to be sure that all EMS providers are safe and protected so they are asking that providers not stay in the room during intubation. This is a high risk procedure and EMS doesn’t […]

NHTSA OEMS & USFA Best Practices – EMS & Fire Response to Civil Unrest

NHTSA Office of EMS and U.S. Fire Administration share resources and best practices to help local EMS and fire departments safely respond to civil unrest incidents in their communities. Prepare your personnel and your local community for emergency response in a challenging environment. You can view these best practices online or download them as a pdf document […]

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 […]

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 […]