• The Oneida County EMS Meeting will be Tuesday March 17 6PM at the EMS Training Center 14 Foery Drive Utica
  • The Madison County EMS Meeting will be Wednesday March 18 6:30 PM at SEVAC Morrisville
  • The Herkimer County EMS Meeting will be Thursday March 19, 6:30 at the Frankfort Fire Station

FREE accredited webinar—Acute Stroke: Missed Diagnosis.


Critical Care Class

The Critical Care Class scheduled for tonight March 3, 2015 has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

Taberg Basic Original/Refresher EMT Class

The Taberg Basic Original/Refresher class will be cancelled tonight, March 2, 2015, due to bad weather.

EMS Grant Opportunity , then hit About Us (top left), then hit NEMA Grants. There is also FAQs and contact #’s & email information. I have also attached the specific NEMA grant.

Also attached is the Drug ID Guide.


Sixteenth Annual “Spring Fling” EMS Conference


details here

Critical Care and Paramedic Rapid Recert

You can now sign up for the Rapid Recert for the June 2015 testing for Critical Care or Paramedic levels only. The deadline for this testing will be April 13, 2015. You will need to send in or drop off DOH Form 4010 no later than April 13, 2015. If you plan on participating in the Rapid Recert will need to attend the 13 hour National Standard BLS updates and have DOH form 5064 filled out by the teaching CIC and bring this with you to the PSE. You will also need a copy of your NIMS 100 (200 for Paramedic) and 700 and HAZMAT Awareness or a Fire Fighter 1 Certificates. The PSE will be on Saturday, June 13, 8:30AM and the written exam will be on June 18, 2015, 6:30PM.

Click the “Classes” tab at the top of the screen or call Bill at 315-738-8351

Paramedic John Nagy Funeral Arrangements Final

Subject: Funeral Arrangements Final

The Oriskany Falls Volunteer Fire Department, Oriskany Falls Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and MidState EMS announce the funeral arrangements for Paramedic John Nagy. The wake will be held at Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E Main St, Waterville, NY, Tuesday, February 10th from 4-7pm. The EMS services will take place at 6pm and is open to all fire and EMS agencies. This will be a full dress visitation.  Those attending should gather at the Waterville FD prior to the 1800 service. Those fire departments wishing to be part of the honor guard are asked to contact Chief Steve Dziura at 534-7524.

John’s funeral will take place with full honors on Wednesday, February 11 at 11:00am at St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church, 199 Stafford Ave, Waterville, NY. There will be a static display set-up prior to the funeral services. This is open to all departments. Those wishing to participate are asked to contact Captain Dave Glenn of the Whitesboro Fire Department at 534-5048.



Friday May 22


Friday October 2

Mission Life Line


The New York State Department of Health and The American Heart Association are embarking on a 2-year Mission: Lifeline (M:L) initiative in Utica and Cooperstown. This initiative will address the continuum of care of heart attack patients (specifically STEMI patients) by working with all stakeholders to improve the delivery of care in a timely, coordinated and consistent manner, building upon the great work that has already been conducted in the region.

We invite you to join us for this kick-off meeting to learn more about the project and discuss collaboration opportunities.

Improving STEMI Care in Greater Utica & Cooperstown, New York 20142016

The New York State Department of Health and The American Heart Association cordially invite you to join us for a lunch and meeting to take place:
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Meeting & Lunch: 11:45am – 5:30pm
Radisson Hotel Utica Centre
Grand Ballroom
200 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501



We recommend attendance by hospital teams and at least one physician champion,

if possible physician and nursing representatives from both Cardiology and Emergency Medicine departments, and administrative representatives from your facility.

We look forward to meeting you at the project kick-off for this important effort.

Please contact Molly Perini with any questions: or Roseanne Hemmitt or 716-771-6042