EMT Course Announcement


CIC Leslie Myers announced the start of an Emergency Medical Technician Original Class hosted at Central Oneida County Ambulance.  The class will meet Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:30-10PM starting September 7 and completing on February 16, 2017.


Adam Shaver CIC will start a EMT Original and Recertification EMT Class on Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting September 1, 2016.  The class is scheduled for 7-10 PM and will conclude with the certification exam on March 16, 2017.



Starting August 30, 2016 Tuesday and Thursday mornings 8AM to 1230 occasional Saturdays.  This class will test on December 15.  Dick Bishop is the Instructor Coordinator for this program.

EMT Class Announcement

COLGATE, UNIVERSITY HAMILTON NY  Basic Original Emergency Medical Technician Class, Starting August 29, 2016 Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7-10PM.  Certification exam April 20, 2017.Register on line at midstateems.org 

July 4 Utica Parade

The  Genesee Street entrance to St. Elizabeth Hospital will be closed to traffic on July 4 between the hours of 11Am and 1PD.  Emergency Vehicles will be able access the medical center via the Ballantyne Brae entrance.

LifeVest® Wearable Defibrillator

The use of the LifeVest product is growing with patients in our community.

We will be called to patients wearing this device for a verity of conditions.

A 12 lead can  be obtained with the vest attached.

If necessary you can remove the LifeVest but be prepared to defibrillate.

The LifeVest will not shock without adequate warning (per the literature)

If you have any questions feel free to contact Zoll




Midstate Documentation Study

Our Midstate REMAC recently mailed all agencies our Quality Assurance Project for 2015.  These need to be completed using May EMS charts.  ALL Midstate Agencies are expected to participate in this study.  Questions should be directed to Dan or Vinny at the EMS office 738-8351

Resource Position

Full time Resource position available. Qualifications include

Basic EMT, good communications skills, and the ability to multitask.

Contact Vinny@midstateems.org

Collaborative Protocols

Our REMAC is in the process of reviewing “new” ALS protocols.   These protocols are also under review in several regions and have been adopted in several other regions.  A very important requirement in this process is a review and comment period for our providers.  A link at the top of the page will take you to the draft protocol.  A second link will allow us to comment on these proposed protocols    (also at the top of the page)

Boilermaker Medical Volunteer Meetings

Boilermaker Medical Volunteer orientation meetings will be conducted on Wednesday July 6, 2016 at 14 Foery Drive Utica.  These brief  (20-30 minute) meetings will review the Boilermaker Medical Plan, issue credentials and distribute volunteer shirts.  Meetings will be conducted at 10AM   1 PM and 630 PM.