EMMCO News


EMMCO West's Utility Response Vehicle

Crawford County Commissioners & LEPC recently approved the transfer of their utility truck to EMMCO West.                                     EMMCO West plans to use the utility truck to support emergency preparedness operations within the region. Article  


Posted: 6/21/2013


Meadville Medical Center - Recognized Stroke Center

Meadville Medical Center is recognized as a State Recognized Stroke Center. MMC joins UPMC Hamot, St. Vincent Health Center, and UPMC Northwest as recognized PA Stroke Centers.


Posted: 5/15/2013


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


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


EMMCO West On Twitter

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


Posted: 4/2/2013


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


Yellow Dot Program

The PA Department of Transportation has announced the Yellow Dot program across PA. Participants fill out the program form with their emergency contact, medical contacts and medical information, insert it in the program's folder and then place it in their vehicle's glove compartment. They place a yellow dot sticker on their vehicle's rear window. This sticker alerts emergency responders to check a vehicle's glove compartment for the folder, helping emergency responders provide specific care to participants after a crash. Yellow Dot materials are available at EMMCO West.


Posted: 11/14/2012


CO Detector Reporting Page

Online reporting form for CO Detector Activations. "Operations" tab "Safety Event Reporting & CO Detectors". Direct link is http://www.emmco.org/codetectorreport . 


Posted: 7/24/2012


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