Chief Andy James made his last call on April 26th @ 10:59,

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Chief Andy James made his last call on April 26th @ 10:59,

Chief Andy James made his last call on April 26th @ 10:59, he will always be remembered in our hearts as Chief 1, serving his community in the fire sevice for close to 50 years and as chief of the department for 28 years, R.I.P. Chief 1.   View this video on our Facebook page.

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GVFRS lost one of the greatest leaders, mentor and friend

GVFRS lost one of the greatest leaders, mentor and friend yesterday, please keep Andy and his family in your prayers. Link: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailypress/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-james&pid=196063670

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Ashland Specialties donated 7 gals of hand sanitizer to GVFRS and 7

Ashland Specialties donated 7 gals of hand sanitizer to GVFRS and 7 gals to AVFRS. Accepting for Abingdon is Andrew Herd, and for Gloucester is Heather Brown. We thank Ashland Specialties for keeping our first responders safe!

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Guidance from VDH

Guidance from VDH 4/6/2020 Download a copy There is growing evidence of asymptomatic and presymptomatic spread. CDC recently changed the start of the infectious period to 48 hours before symptom onset.

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Hospital PPE Requirements

This came out of the SITREP from the PCOC yesterday in the evening… Hospital System Required PPE for EMS Providers In an interest of providing concise information to all jurisdictional EMS providers for what each hospital system is requiring in regards to PPE. Riverside Health Systems: No PPE required. Urges all to use best practices. […]

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GVFRS Policies/Procedures

Company policy is, and has been, that you wear appropriate PPE. With community spread now in Gloucester, you should consider all calls to be possible COVID19 cases.Protect yourself, your co-workers, your family, and your friends. Wear your PPE. As Of 4/16/2020 If you transport a patient who may have COVID19 (or the flu), leave the […]

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Riverside Walter Reed Information

As of 3/26/20 All ER staff are now required to wear, at a minimum, surgical mask and eye protection for all patients. They recommend we wear the same whenever we come into the ER. Please do not use the term COVID19 or Corona Virus over the HEAR radio. If you have a mask on your […]

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The following run totals are from Monday, March 9th, through

The following run totals are from Monday, March 9th, through Sunday, March 15th: Total calls: 66 Medical: 53 Motor vehicle accidents: 5 Fire/other: 4 Fire/vehicle: 1 Fire/brush: 3

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The following run totals are from Monday, March 16th through

The following run totals are from Monday, March 16th through Sunday, March 22nd: Total calls: 69 Medical: 52 Motor vehicle accidents: 6 Fire/other: 3 Fire/structure: 1 Fire/brush: 3 Fire/alarm: 4

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VCUEMS Communique – D/C Neb Treatments before entering ED

FROM VCU HEALTH SYSTEMS. All, Please print/post or share/email. Greg

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