The Basic EMT Class, Instructed by Adam Shaver, held at the Training Center has been canceled for tonight. Class will resume the next scheduled day.
~~ http://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/ems/pcr_5/index.htm~~ We have been notified by the DOH of a statewide shortage of paper PCR's, the Program Agency has been instructed to limit the distribution of version 5 PCR's this shortage is expected to last about 2 months. Agencies may want to download a printable PCR from the state link above.
The Class that was to start tonight at the Bridgewater Fire Dept. has been canceled due to the poor weather conditions and will start on January 6, at 6:30pm.
The Camden, Bridgewater and Daytime New Hartford Basic EMT classes all will run based on current registrations. We are going to leave these course open (avaiible to register on line) until Wednesday Jan 1st for any one interested in this training.
New York State Department of Health Commissioner Nirva Shah MD, MPH, declares influenza to be prevalent in New York State for the 2013-14 season, EMS Agencies are advised to recommend staff are vaccinated or consider the use of a surgical or procedure mask while in areas where patients or residents may be present.
The Midstate EMS and Faxton St. Luke's EMS Education offices will close at noon on friday December 20. The office will reopen Moday December 23 and will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday Dec 24 and 25. The Office will reopen on Thursday Dec. 26 at 8 AM. The Office will also be closed Tuesday Dec 31 and Wed Jan 1, reopeining Thursday Jan 2 at 8 AM In the event you need to contact any office staff member contact Resource.
The Madison County EMS Meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled and will be re-scheduled after the holidays.
For the safety of all REMSCO Members and all others on the road, tonight’s meeting has been canceled and rescheduled for December 3, 7pm. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!!!
Butch Hoffmann, Chair
ONLINE CORE CONTENT FOR THE CME RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM (aka the Pilot Program)
This program is for:
· EMT’s, CC’s and Paramedics
· Must be with an agency within the Midstate Region that is registered in the program with DOH BEMS
· The provider must also be registered in the CME program with state (DOH Form 4226 on file with the state)
The registration location and dates are as follows:
All registrations and end session dates will be at:
· Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corp (COCVAC)
· All Registrations and End Sessions will be begin promptly at noon on the follow dates:
#1: Registration: January 19 – Final Session: February 16
#2: Registration: February 23 – Final Session: March 23
#3: Registration: March 30 – Final Session: April 27
#4: Registration: April 20 – Final Session: May 18
#5: Registration: May 11 – Final Session: June 15
#6: Registration: June 22 – Final Session: July 20
Please note that it is important that when you sign up for the program you are able to attend the end session associated with the registration date.
If you have any questions about the program please contact Leslie Myers at
315-264-9094 or email@example.com
The Stanwix Heights FIre Dept is sadden to announce the passing of Asst Chief EMT Pat Pelano. Pat has been an active EMS Provider in Midstate for many years. Services will be held Friday November 22 from 4-8 pm at the Barry Funeral Home in Rome. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday November 23. Agencies wishing to help celebrate Pat's love of emergency services with apparatus or dress uniform should meet at Stanwix Heights Fire Station 11:30 to recognize Chief Pelano's final call. Additonal information can be obtained from Jeff Burkhart at 525-0814.