EMMCO News


Hands on Hands Challenge

In 2015, EMS providers are challenged to invite (1) friend to EMS and educate another in Hands Only CPR.  Click HERE.


Posted: 3/23/2015


BLS Practitioners that expire April 1, 2015

New cards have been sent out.  If you have not received your card, please check your con-ed in the EMS Portal then contact our office to make sure we have the correct address on file.

Thank you.


Posted: 3/5/2015


CPR Card Submission For Renewal of Certification

All certified EMS practitioners are required to submit a current CPR card at the time of their state certification renewal.  See EMSIB 2015-002

The memo also addresses EMSVO credentials and the process that is to be followed if the NEW EMS provider registration card does not list the EMSVO credentials on the card. These process are in effect as of February 24, 2015.


Posted: 2/25/2015


New Scope of Practice

Published in Saturday's PA Bulletin is PA EMS's new scope of practice 2015.  Nov. 2014 scope of practice 


Posted: 1/20/2015


ATTENTION PARAMEDICS & PHRNs

ATTENTION PARAMEDICS & PHRNs

Your status reports along with a letter explaining your new expiration date has been mailed. Please contact our office to update your information if you do not receive yours by January 10, 2015.


Posted: 12/22/2014


FEMA PPE Course Announced

A FEMA PPE course for EMS personnel treating biological events is planned for Jan. 19, 2015 (8 am - 5 pm), Superior Ambulance Service, Grove City. Course Information & Registration  Pre-registration required. Tuition Free. 8 hours Other CEU - PA Department of Health


Posted: 12/16/2014


Infectious Disease Information

The PA Department of Health has issued guidance to ensure EMS is prepared in the event the Ebola disease affects Pennsylvania.  Keep up to date with current reccomendations on our Infectous Disease Information for EMS page. Updated 12/04/2014


Posted: 12/4/2014


Narcan Approved For Public Safety Providers

PA Act 139 allows public safety personnel to administer Narcan to suspected narcotic overdose victims.  See PA Department of Health ISB-004 for information or merader@pa.gov . Narcan Guidance for First Responders  EMS Agreement Form  FAQ   Draft Policy


Posted: 11/17/2014


EMSVO Updates/ Roster Additions

Agencies needing to update or add to their EMSVO roster, please follow the process on our Licensure page.  Any questions, call Kaylen at 814-337-5380.


Posted: 10/23/2014


Updated Regional Stroke Centers

Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie has been added to the Department of Health approved Stroke Centers. Click HERE for a listing of all regional and adjacent stroke centers. 45 min drive time map and additional map information.


Posted: 8/27/2014


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