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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . Narcan Guidance for First Responders EMS Agreement Form FAQ Draft Policy
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.
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.
EMMCO West Scholarship Program - For EMR or EMT students enrolled and completing their EMS training between July 15, 2014 and June 15, 2015. (Scholarship & Examination Reimbursement)
The Career Opporunity page has been updated to include some recently posted positions at EMS agencies in the EMMCO West region. We recommend that you check back frequently to see what positions need filled at an agency near you.
Updated Transfer of Care forms have been delivered to EMMCO West. EMS agencies needing the TOC forms should contact EMMCO West.
EMS agencies are to complete an Excel Spreadsheet for existing EMSVO, Emergency Medical Service Vehicle Operators and return it by email to EMMCO West by July 1, 2014. Click Here for more information, information section located at the bottom of the linked page.
Effective 4/10/14, Paramedics and Prehospital RNs have been assigned Expiration Dates. Go to the Department of Health EMS Portal to view your individual record.
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