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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 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.


 

Regional EMS Award Nominations Now Being Accepted!

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council's annual awards presentation dinner will be held Wednesday, June 21, 2017 beginning at 6:30pm. We're looking for the best of the best & we need your help! Your mission is to find and nominate someone for a 2017 Regional EMS Award! Regional EMS Award nominations will be accepted in 11 categories, plus the Scholarship for Outstanding Contributions to EMS by a High School Senior in which the senior chosen will win a $1,000 scholarship! All winners will be advanced for consideration for the Governer's EMS Awards and Statewide Scholarship to be presented in November. We've made the process easier than ever this year! Nominations can now be submitted online! Nominations must be received by 4:00pm, May 26th at the Council office! More


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 Instructor Class
May 02, 2017 (08:00 - 17:00)
Office Closed- Apple Blossom
May 05, 2017 (All Day)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
May 09, 2017 (17:00 - 21:30)
BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
May 13, 2017 (08:00 - 12:30)
Heartsaver Blended Skills Session (Part 2)
May 15, 2017 (18:00 - 20:30)
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