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Coronavirus UpdateThe Lord Fairfax EMS Council will continue to pass along updates to our EMS agencies, providers, and stakeholders on the novel Coronavirus as we receive them. The Council is currently working with jurisdictions and agencies to ensure that all personnel have appropriate EMS supplies as well as N95 masks and necessary Fit testing. All questions can be directed to the Council office. For additional links to the VA Office of EMS, the VA Department of Health, and the CDC, please click here

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The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 has been released. pdf Click here to view a copy (1.52 MB)

StressEMS agencies, get a head start on creating a program for your providers to address mental health concerns and avoid burnout by your providers! The Council now offers a valuable resource that you can use to assist in the creation of a program to address important topics before they become a bigger issue. Click here to go to the CISM page to download "Mental Health for EMS Providers", available as a powerpoint presentation and also a pdf. Get a head start now before this important topic becomes mandatory within the EMS Rules & Regulations for the Commonwealth of VA! 

EMT PatchThe Council will hold its next EMT course beginning December 12, 2019 & ending in late April, 2020. This class will meet on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 1800 (6pm) to 2200 (10pm) & some Saturdays. An application is required with a deadline of December 2 at 8am. All accepted applicants will be contacted December 3 & payment is expected in full by December 9. For additional information about becoming an EMS provider within the Commonwealth of VA, click here. An information session will also be offered on November 19 at the Council's Training Center at 1800 (6pm). For additonal questions, e-mail the Council's Regional Field Coordinator by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
pdf EMT Application Packet Dec 2019    (999 KB)                       pdf EMT Training Advisory Dec 2019 (157 KB) pdf
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The Council will offer a BLS Instructor class on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The deadline to register AND complete all the pre-requisites is Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4pm. Payment is also due at that time. For more information and to submit an application to be accepted by our training center, which is the first step in the process, click hereAHA Training Center Logo