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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

Arrival of new Training Center Coordinator

 jeff waltzThe Council is pleased to announce the addition of our new AHA Training Center Coordinator. Jeff Waltz is a former middle school teacher & previously worked at a corrections facility teaching GED classes to young adults ages 18-21. He & his wife live in Strasburg, VA & just had their first child last week! They named their new baby girl Alaska Mercy & mom & baby are both doing well!

Please join us in welcoming Jeff as he gets his feet wet & gets to know everyone in the coming weeks. His first day will be Monday, March 16th.


 

Regional EMS Award Nominations now open!

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The Council has released the nomination forms for the 2015 Regional EMS Awards! Also included is the release of the application for the $1,000 Scholarship award available to any high school senior within the region meeting the requirements. The deadline is May 8, 2015 at 4pm and all submissions must be done electronically. If you have any questions or need any assistance in filling out the form, contact Tracey McLaurin at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (540) 665-0014. More

Annual Report Released

The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014 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 FY14

Ebola Advisory for EMS Agencies

ebolaUPDATE!  The guidelines provided by the EMS Council have been updated December 16, 2014. Click here for more information

On October 28, 2014, the Lord Fairfax EMS Council has released a guidance document along with screening guidelines to assist EMS agencies within the region to draft and revise current SOPs to address the possible transport of a patient suspected to have Ebola. Because of the fluid nature of this situation, both documents will be reviewed daily and revised as new guidance from the VA Dept. of Health and the CDC is made available.   . More


 

Upcoming Regulatory Change effective November 24, 2014

During the 2013 session of the General Assembly, several bills were introduced and subsequently passed to amend the Code of Virginia permitting certified EMS personnel acting within their scope of practice to administer drugs and devices pursuant to an oral or written order or standing protocol. The Board of Pharmacy adopted these changes within their regulations and effective November 24, 2014, the Virginia EMS Regulations will change to reflect those changes in the Board of Pharmacy regulations to remove the requirement of a practioner's signature for any drug administration, patient assisted medications or invasive therapy. 2014 Signature Removal Memo 11172014


 

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


 

Latest Events

BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
April 09, 2015 (12:00 - 16:30)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
April 13, 2015 (17:00 - 21:30)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
April 20, 2015 (08:00 - 12:30)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
April 23, 2015 (12:00 - 16:30)
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Click here to view our updated calendar of available classes for Healthcare Provider CPR and Heartsaver.

 

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