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.
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 refer to the announcement flyer for an overview of information including treatment, symptoms and proper infection control to limit exposure for EMS providers.
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 →
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 →