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USE CAUTION When Restocking IV Fluids at Hospitals

We have been advised that some hospitals in our region have started using Normosol R IV fluids in their Emergency Department. 0.9 Sodium Chloride (Normal Saline), is still available for EMS restock. PLEASE pay close attention as you obtain your restock supplies, to be sure that you get Normal Saline for restocking.

 
EVD Information Update

The Virginia Department of Health along with others continue to monitor people coming into the states from those countries that stricken with the severe outbreaks of the Ebola Virus last year.

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StarPoints 2014 Symposium
Carilion Clinic Patient Transport has announced the presentation lineup and opened registration for their annual StarPoints Symposium to be held September 19, 2015 in Roanoke please CLICK HERE for more information about this education filled day.
 
RSAF Grant Application Period NOW OPEN
The Virginia Office of EMS is now accepting Applications for RSAF Grants to be awarded January 2016. Applications and ALL supporting documentation must be submitted and uploaded to VaOEMS by 5:00 pm September 15, 2015.  The application is completed and all documentation uploaded online (you are able to save it and go back). If you plan applying, our staff would be more than happy to assist you and
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Symposium Registration Open!

Registration for the 36th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium is now open! Register online to save time and money! You can also check out the course catalog, symposiumhomepageimagewhich offers more than 250 courses, learn how to become a sponsor, review our call for presentations and additional event info.