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Lord Fairfax EMS Council Mission Statement
The mission of the Lord Fairfax EMS Council is to promote a regional community-based emergency medical services (EMS) network that reduces premature death and disability from acute illness and injury through the coordination of local EMS resources. Our mission will be accomplished through teamwork, dedication, customer friendly staff, quality training, and by efficient and cost-effective operations.

Lord Fairfax EMS Council Mission Statement

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Statement Issued by the VA Office of EMS

Gary Brown, Director of the VA Office of EMS released a statement clarifying the impact to Emergency Medical Services in the Commonwealth in regard to the recent announcement of Governor McAuliffe's FY2015 Savings Plan.                                     Statement Regarding Governor's Savings Plan and EMS


 

Ebola Advisory for EMS Agencies

ebolaOn August 6, 2014 members of the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared Ebola a public health emergency of international concern. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) [also known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever] is one of the world’s most virulent diseases and is transmitted through direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of an infected symptomatic person or through exposure to objects (such as needles) that have been contaminated with infected secretions.  In light of the first diagnosed case of Ebola Virus Disease in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released information and guidance for managers of 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), EMS Agencies, EMS systems, law enforcement agencies and fire service agencies as well as individual emergency medical services providers including emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, and medical first responders, such as law enforcement and fire service personnel. More


 

Council Presents Annual Awards

On Wednesday, June 11th the Council presented the annual Regional EMS Awards in ten different categories at the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department. These winners will go on to compete for the state awards later this Fall. The winner of this year's $1,000 scholarship for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior was presented to Christopher Clark, a member of the Shawnee Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company. Christopher is now attending Richmond University and hopes to become a Trauma Surgeon one day! More 


 

EMT Refresher Training Just Announced

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council just announced a 24 hour EMT-Basic refresher session scheduled for this Fall ! To go directly to the registration page, click here.

 EMT Refresher Training Advisory Fall, 2014                                           EMT Refresher Training Schedule Fall, 2014

 


EMS-Grant Information Funding Tool coming soon!

The Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is in the final stages of implementing their new web-based RSAF grant system, known as E-Gift (EMS-Grant Information Funding Tool). This system will be required for the NEXT RSAF grant cycle beginning on August 1, 2014 with the deadline being September 15, 2014. The E-Gift will replace the Consolidated Grant Application Program (CGAP), the software program used in the past and will automate the grant process by using a web-based system to pre-populate agency data making the grant process easier to navigate. More


Virginia EMS Symposium

Registration is now open for the 35th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium. This year's symposium will feature over 250 courses at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott November 5-9, 2014. We hope that you can take advantage of this wonderful educational opportunity.

To register or for more information, click here

  


 

Latest Events

EMT Refresher Training
October 25, 2014 (09:00 - 16:00)
EMT Refresher Training
October 26, 2014 (09:00 - 16:00)
EMT Refresher Training
October 28, 2014 (18:30 - 21:30)
Heartsaver First Aid W/ Adult CPR/AED Only
October 29, 2014 (08:00 - 12:30)
EMT Refresher Training
October 30, 2014 (18:30 - 21:30)
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