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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

Latest News

Council Presents Annual Awards

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 the Council presented its annual Regional EMS Awards 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 Anna Griffin, a member of the South End Fire & Rescue Company. Anna is planning to attend Old Dominion University this fall and hopes to work in the healthcare field! More


 

Council Brings Back Babysitter Training!

mc900232107The Council is excited to once again offer child and babysitting safety courses to school-aged students in the area. Targeted ages for these classes are students ages 11-15 years. Among the skills the students will learn are safety and injury prevention, babysitting as a business, and basic care giving skills. The child and babysitting safety course is certified through the American Safety & Health Institute. Successful class completion will result in a two year certification card. For a complete list of available classes, click here.

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New CPR Classes Just Announced!


New Healthcare Provider & Heartsaver CPR classes have just been announced for May thru August! For a complete listing, click here.


 

Important Epidemic Advisory

An update on the current opioid epidemic was provided to the Virginia EMS Advisory Board by Dr. Marissa Levine, Health Commissioner for the Virginia Department of Health. It was noted that the current trend in overdose cases continues to be on the rise around the state. Opioid Advisory


Annual Report Released

The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016 is now available for download and viewing! This report is being e-mailed to all EMS agencies in the region. We hope you enjoy learning more about our accomplishments! LFEMS Annual Report FY2016

FDA Bans Powdered Gloves

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that Powdered Surgical Gloves, Powdered Patient Examination Gloves, and Absorbable Powder for Lubricating a Surgeon's Glove present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury and that the risk cannot be corrected or eliminated by labeling or a change in labeling. Consequently, the FDA is banning these devices. More


Latest Events

BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
July 23, 2017 (13:00 - 17:30)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
July 27, 2017 (12:30 - 17:00)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
August 05, 2017 (08:00 - 12:30)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
August 08, 2017 (17:00 - 21:30)
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