On May 25th, 2022 at 8:00 am Bon Secours Chester Emergency Center (a satellite of St. Francis Medical Center) will open its doors to begin accepting patients. The Chester Emergency Center is a freestanding emergency department located in Chesterfield County near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 10 at 12021 Rt 1, Chester, VA... Continue Reading →
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.
As of 5:00 PM today (January 28, 2022), the ODEMSA Diversion Pilot has ended, the PDC for diversion purposes has been demobilized, and the ODEMSA Hospital Diversion Plan has been suspended. For full details regarding this click "Read More".
On Thursday, September 16, 2021, the Old Dominion EMS Alliance held a special webinar to discuss the current status of the region. If you were not able to attend follow the link to the recording.
In an effort to improve pediatric readiness for EMS, this voluntary survey aims to identify possible barriers in the pre-hospital setting. You are invited to participate in a research study about pediatric readiness of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers. The researchers will collect information about your EMS background experience as well as your comfort with pediatric patients with an anonymous, voluntary survey. The survey can easily be completed in a few minutes. Your input could ultimately help improve the emergency care of a child. Thank you!
We are happy to announce that we now have a listing of EMS Clinical Field Rotation Sites for the region. If you or someone you know needs to complete field rotations on an ambulance check out this NEW listing!
ODEMSA will be providing a AHA BLS CPR, hosted at the ODEMSA Training Center the last Wednesday of each month starting at 6pm.
OEMS recently announced that in conjunction with Virginia’s EMS System, the Western Virginia EMS Council recently partnered with ESO to build a comprehensive, statewide network to better collect and track healthcare and public safety data from EMS agencies, fire departments and hospitals. This will allow the system to really lean into data across the entire patient journey... Continue Reading →
Documents & Submissions After reviewing the below document and having your EMS Physician complete Appendix A you may click on the "SUBMIT APPENDIX A" button to complete the online form and submit the Appendix A page along with other required information. OEMS Guidance - Antigen Testing ProcessDownload Submit Appendix A The links on the below... Continue Reading →