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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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Upcoming Rescue Squad Assistance Fund Grant Cycle

The next grant cycle for the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) is currently open until March 15, 2017 at 5:00pm. Grants will be awarded July 1, 2017. For additional information and to access the eGift program, click here. If you need assistance with your application or would like it to be reviewed before submission, contact the Council office. All grant applications are now submitted online. 

The Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations. Items eligible for funding include EMS equipment and vehicles, computers, EMS management programs, courses/classes and projects benefiting the recruitment and retention of EMS members.


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

Instructor Class Now Available

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council will hold a BLS CPR Instructor course March 4, 2017 from 8:00am-5:00pm. The deadline for registration is February 24, 2017 at 4pm. For more information, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or click here

 

 


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


Performance Improvement Data Requirements Released

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council's Performance Improvement and Trauma Performance Improvement committees have released their data requirements for FY17. ALL licensed agencies are required by their Operational Medical Director to submit the data each quarter. Agencies are also to send a list of providers running calls within their agency at the same time for their OMD's use. All agencies should be receiving an e-mail with the requested data and corresponding deadlines. For more information, click here .


 

New CPR Classes Just Announced!

ginormousNew Healthcare Provider & Heartsaver CPR classes have just been announced. For a complete listing, click here

 


 

Latest Events

BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
February 22, 2017 (09:00 - 13:30)
BLS Instructor Class
March 04, 2017 (08:00 - 17:00)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
March 12, 2017 (13:00 - 17:30)
Pre-hospital Protocol Training
March 28, 2017 (18:00 - 22:00)
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