General News


ALS Provider Medical Command Authorization Form

PA DOH Bureau of EMS has released a revised ALS Provider Medical Command Authorization Form for use by ALS personnel-EMS agencies.


Posted: 4/29/2013


Erie SeaWolves Night

Join EMMCO West, Inc. and the Erie SeaWolves for EMS Appreciation Night at Jerry Uht Park!  On Friday, May 3, 2013, come out for a night of baseball and fireworks.  Please click here to download the flyer and get the ticket order form.


Posted: 4/17/2013


PCR Information Bulletin

EMSIB2013-007 has been released from the PA Department of Health regarding the completion of patient care reports (PCRs).


Posted: 4/12/2013


2013 EMS Appreciation Dinner

Please join the staff of EMMCO West on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, as we celebrate the practitioners in our region.  A buffet style dinner will be served at Conneaut Lake VFD Station #3 Banquet Facility starting at 6pm.  The annual awards will be presented for EMS Achievement, Volunteer Of the Year, Mentor Of the Year, and the How Low Can You Go? contest.  To register, click on the events tab above.  Please click here for the link to the award application and nominate someone you feel deserves recognition.


Posted: 4/10/2013


EMMCO West On Twitter

Follow EMMCO West on Twitter @EMMCO_West . Become a follower of EMMCO West!


Posted: 4/2/2013


"Pit Crew" CPR

There are limited spaces remaining in the High Performance CPR.  The session is on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 12:30pm to 6:00pm. This is an interactive con ed session designed to educate practitioners about the CPR Protocol change that takes affect begining July 1st, 2013. This course has both a lecture and practice lab portion. Call EMMCO West and ask to speak to Michelle to register for this session. 


Posted: 3/19/2013


Statewide Protocol Updates

PA Department of Health through EMS Information Bulletin 2003-004 identifies that there are updates to the Statewide ALS/BLS Treatment Protocols. EMSB2003-004 An EMMCO West Protocol Update Newsrelease explains the changes- March 2013 Update


Posted: 3/6/2013


Siren Safety PSA Video for Emergency Responders

The EMSSafetyFoundation has announced a siren effectiveness research project. Click Here For A Summary.  Click Here For The Study.


Posted: 2/20/2013


EMMCO West & Meadville Ambulance Receive Objective Safety Award

International EMS Safety Foundation has announced its 2012 safety award recipients.  EMMCO West and Meadville Area Ambulance are the recipients of the 2012 Objective Safety Innovation & Practice Award. See Press Release


Posted: 2/5/2013


FREE Erie BayHawks Tickets

Join EMMCO West at the Friday, February 8, 2013 Erie BayHawks Basketball Game at the Erie Insurance Arena, Erie, PA.  It's a special night for educating those in attendance about Hands Only CPR. Contact Trish Parker @ EMMCO West for tickets.


Posted: 1/3/2013


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