01/11/21 – [Downgraded to Green] ODEMSA Region Diversion Status Updated to Stage 2- “Red”

Providers should call the Patient Distribution Center at the number below and select Option 1. 1-800-276-0683 Until further notice, the ODEMSA Region has been placed on Stage 2- "RED" Diversion Status. This means there are 5 or more hospitals on similar diversions in the region. This status change does NOT mean hospitals are closed, it is a normal measure that the region has in place to assure regional hospital saturation levels remain as manageable as possible.

Regional Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Cards Distribution

Documents & Submissions Submit Appendix A OEMS Guidance - Antigen Testing ProcessDownload ODEMSA Initial-Rollout-Antigen-Test-Kit-Distribution-ListDownload Clinical performance characteristics of BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card, including specificity and sensitivity, can be found starting on page 9. EUA-abbott-binaxNOW-IFUDownload Overview: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided VDH Local Health Districts (LHDs) 100,000 BinaxNOW tests in late... Continue Reading →

VHASS Diversion Status Page

For security reasons, the ODEMSA App and website's "public-facing" Diversion Status page will not be available to providers for the foreseeable future. We are working with our partners to re-establish this vital resource and, if needed, find a comparable replacement. We thank you for your understanding.

Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP)

The Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP) is intended for preceptors who will be precepting EMS students from the region's accredited programs. The Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP) is not intended to be used to precept EMS providers seeking field clearance at their respective agency. If you plan on working with students from an accredited program you will need to complete this online training program.

New Medication Alert: Terbutaline coming to drug boxes October 1, 2020

Beginning October 1, 2020, Terbutaline will be added to ODEMSA drug boxes. Click on the links below for Terbutaline information including education, medication reference sheet and the updated respiratory distress protocol with Terbutaline (3-11a) during COVID-19. Terbutaline Education Download Terbutaline Medication Reference Download Respiratory-Asthma/COPD with Terbutaline (Protocol 3-11a) During COVID-19Download

2019 ODEMSA Regional EMS Council Award Winners Announced

Click Here to Download the PDF Version The 2019 Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) Regional EMS Council Award winners were announced at the 2019 ODEMSA Regional EMS Council Awards Ceremony at Kings Dominion in Doswell, VA. Executive Director Heidi Hooker recognized 12 outstanding EMS providers and organizations from across Virginia Planning Districts 13, 14, 15,... Continue Reading →

2018 Annual Regional EMS Award Winner Announced at Ceremony

Press Release May 25, 2018 (Richmond, VA) - The 2018 Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) Regional EMS Council Award winners were recently announced at the 2018 Annual ODEMSA Regional EMS Council Awards Ceremony at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Va. Executive Director Heidi Hooker recognized 11 outstanding EMS providers and organizations from across Virginia Planning Districts... Continue Reading →

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