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 →
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.
Due to COVID-19, all scheduled Consolidated Test Sites (CTS) within the Commonwealth are canceled through December 31, 2020.
This study is being organized by an EMS provider, an undergraduate Professional Science major at Virginia Commonwealth University, who is interested in gathering the opinions of other providers regarding current pelvic immobilization techniques and training protocols. Your opinions and background are valuable, and we thank you for considering completing this survey. We estimate the survey... Continue Reading →
Please click the below link to be taken to a webinar recorded by the department addressing the new rule as well as regulatory background information. Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste Webinar Thanks to Lisa Ellis, Hazardous Waste Compliance Coordinator, for the link and related information! Summary: Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals- Sewering BanUpdated- August 28th, 2019 Effective August 23rd,... Continue Reading →
Greetings from ODEMSA, Over the last couple months the prefilled epinephrine syringes have gone back under shortage. Due to this, regional pharmacies may begin placing the "epi kits" in the boxes as need arises. These will come in the form of a 1mg/1ml ampule/vial of epinephrine, a syringe, filter needle, and 10ml vial of normal... Continue Reading →
Do you need to take your Paramedic psychomotor test? Do you know someone who does? ODEMSA is offering two practical tests for paramedic students only in May. Please use the link below to view the registration information and test fees. We offer a laid-back testing environment with lunch provided, and a hearty well-done handshake. If... Continue Reading →
Do you want to follow up on a patient you've taken to the hospital? ODEMSA has worked with area hospitals to set up a system for following up on your patient! Fill out the form below and someone from the facility that your patient was transported to should get back to you in a relatively... Continue Reading →