COVID-19 Interim Guidelines

As the COVID-19 pandemic remains a dynamic situation, the guidelines will be amended as needed. Please refer to the links below for the most updated PDF version of the COVID-19 Interim Guidelines and a Table of Contents. On April 2, 2020, the COVID-19 Interim Guidelines were published with the following changes: 1.) Additions to the... Continue Reading →

EMS SURVEY – VCU

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 →

Department of Environmental Quality Pharmaceutical Rule

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 →

**Drug Box Change Alert**

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 →

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 →

NREMT Paramedic Tests

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 →

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