ODEMSA will be hosting an EMT Hybrid course beginning January 14, 2021, through June 24, 2021, in Hanover County. Applications are being accepted now with interview slots available on 12/19/20, 12/20/20, 01/09/21, or 01/10/21. After completing the application process you will receive further information about how to schedule your interview.
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
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.
Due to COVID-19, all scheduled Consolidated Test Sites (CTS) within the Commonwealth are canceled through December 31, 2020.