The 2023 EMS Week theme is "EMS, Where Emergency Care Begins". This theme highlights the crucial role that EMS plays in providing critical medical care to those in need.
Protocol Update: Shoulder Dystocia (6-4)
The Shoulder Dystocia protocol has been updated at the request of the ODEMSA Medical Direction Committee.
Med-Flight Resumes 24-Hour Operations Following Temporary Reduction in Operational Hours
Effective March 13, 2023, Med-Flight 1, located in Chesterfield County, will resume 24-Hour Operations.
2023 Regional EMS Award Nominations are Open – Recognizing the Region’s Best!
It is time to recognize the best in the ODEMSA Region by nominating someone for one of the ODEMSA Regional EMS Awards! For over 20 years, the Old Dominion EMS Alliance has recognized the exceptional contributions of those in Emergency Medical Services through the Regional and Governor's EMS Awards. We have seen the fantastic contributions... Continue Reading →
Governor’s EMS Award Winners Announced at the 42nd Annual Virginia EMS Symposium
Four Regional Level Award Winners Take Home the Gold from the 2022 Governor's EMS Award!
Med-Flight Temporarily Reducing Coverage Hours
Changes to service delivery by Med-Flight air-medical services have been made.
Bon Secours Opens New Freestanding Emergency Department in Chesterfield County
Bon Secours Chester Emergency Center opened its doors to begin accepting patients on May 25th, 2022.
Virginia Office of EMS Announces Free Continuing Education – VectorSolutions
On March 21, 2022, the Virginia Office of EMS announced a partnership with Vector Solutions to deliver free continuing education to Virginia EMS providers. Select the following link to be redirected to the Virginia Office of EMS webpage. Read the webpage carefully and follow all instructions to reduces errors. Click here to learn more!
Recognize the Region’s Best – Regional EMS Award Nominations are Open!
Help us recognize the best in the region by nominating a colleague for a Regional EMS Award. Through May 1, you can submit your nomination for one or more colleagues for the chance to receive one of twelve ODEMSA Regional EMS Awards. High School Seniors also have the opportunity to apply for an award along with a $1,000 scholarship.
It’s Time to Submit Your RSAF Grants!
Grant Season is upon us! This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) grant submissions is March 15, 2022 at 5pm. Funds are out there but cannot be awarded if you do not apply. This is a great opportunity for your agency to seek financial assistance for your... Continue Reading →