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

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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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GVFRS Policies/Procedures

As of 3/26/2020 Please do not use the term COVID19 on the radio. It creates a panic among the people listening to their scanner. Dispatch should ask you to call for details if they meet their screening criteria. When calling in a HEAR report, just say “we are using precautions”. If you feel they need […]

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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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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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COVID 19 Middle Peninsula Northern Neck RTH, RGH, RWRH Meeting 3/16/20 1500

The following are minutes from a conference call hosted by PEMS with regional hospitals and EMS agencies to share response efforts: Riverside Tappahannock PPE conservation/ N95/surgical mask removed from entrances and PAR closetsTriage- RN is the 1st person screened at desk and if meets CDC criteria, surgical mask placed.Visitor limited to 1 adult.  EMS asked to […]

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VCU PPE Video for Airborne Plus Contact Precautions for COVID 19 patients

EMS Providers, I wanted to forward some additional resources for Donning and Doffing PPE. I know many of you have had training through you department, but for those who haven’t we have these resources available to you. View PDF on One Step Gown Doffing.View PDF on Donning and Doffing Job Aids_Press_Final Greg Gregory S. Neiman, […]

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FW: CDC guidance update (PPE UPDATES)

—– Original Message —–From: David Long [mailto:dlong@vaems.org]To: hrmmrs@vaems.orgSent: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 17:46:03 +0000Subject: Hampton Roads MMRS Partners, As of March 10, 2020, the CDC has updated their Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the United States.  Below is a summary of the changes to the guidance. Summary […]

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COVID-19 Update #2 for EMS Educators

This is a blanket e‐mail message to all certified Education Coordinators and ALS Coordinators. Dear Education Coordinator, My apologies for this length of this e-mail, however the information we are covering below is very important.  On Thursday afternoon, March 12, 2020, Governor Northam issued a State of Emergency outlining additional measures to combat COVID-19.  Under this State […]

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FW: PEMS COVID19 Suggested Practice PEMS Medication Boxes

Agencies:  Please wipe down the PEMS Medication boxes – etc. before turning into the Hospital ED or before taking to the Pharmacy after treating a patient with suspicious signs and sx/travel hx. Etc. 

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