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

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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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MIH EMS Update

Greetings, This information is intended for EMS agency use to maintain communications about changes at our facilities.  As we all continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, here is information that will help EMS when transporting at Mary Immaculate Hospital. EMS is directed to follow your agencies policies and the CDC/VDH recommendations for pre-screening, triage, […]

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Bon Secours RGH EMS Message for Covid 19 pandemic

Greetings, This information is intended for EMS agency use only.  Please notify you membership of these changes at our facilities.  As we all continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some changes that affect EMS at our facilities: Please “pre-alert” for any suspected COVID-19 case.  It is important that any patient that screens […]

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This week we would like to introduce you to Connor

This week we would like to introduce you to Connor Hopkins and Rilee Dalton. Both of these young men came up through the junior member program, starting at age 16. They were taught invaluable skills for two years before officially becoming EMTs, which helps them to be confident and calm in emergencies. Connor joined in […]

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The following run totals are from Sunday, March 1st through

The following run totals are from Sunday, March 1st through Sunday, March 8th: Total calls: 75 Medical: 57 Motor vehicle accidents: 7 Fire/other: 7 Fire/vehicle: 2 Fire/structure: 1 Fire/brush: 1

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GVFRS recognized the top 10 Firefighters and top 10 EMS providers, these

GVFRS recognized the top 10 Firefighters and top 10 EMS providers, these individuals ran the most calls during the FY 2019 with a combined total number of 3,159 calls covered by these outstanding members, pictured from left to right, Anthony Saccaro, Gordon Townsend, Doug McTurnal, Tammy Marshal, Sam Moore, Robert Fox, Zach Childress, Clay Wilson, […]

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