In order to improve best practices surrounding regional patient distribution and the regional diversion activation, ODEMSA and the CVHC RHCC have created a feedback process to capture comments, requests, and concerns throughout the ODEMSA region. Please use this tool to let us know thoughts for improvement, concerns for follow up, and requests for consideration. Previous to... Continue Reading →
Documents & Submissions Submit Appendix A OEMS Guidance - Antigen Testing ProcessDownload ODEMSA Initial-Rollout-Antigen-Test-Kit-Distribution-ListDownload The links on the below page (located about halfway down the page) must be completed by EMS providers (EMT-I and EMT-P) interested in conducting Antigen Testing. View Testing Training Clinical performance characteristics of BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card, including specificity and sensitivity,... Continue Reading →
VDH is holding educational opportunities specifically programmed for healthcare professionals involved with COVID-19 vaccination management. For a listing of upcoming opportunities see the ODEMSA Calendar or read more for links.
Please click the link below to open the Virginia Office of EMS - EMS Transportation to Alternate Sites White Paper.Per the Office of EMS, the white paper provides guidance for EMS regarding transportation, protocols and funding to alternate sites in order to reduce volume on facilities during COVID -19. EMS-Transport to Alternate Sites White Paper
In order to reduce aerosolization and exposure risk, please discontinue any nebulizer/BiPAP/CPAP treatment prior to entering the Emergency Department.