A Commitment to Emergency Care in West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
State Trauma and Emergency Care System
The West Virginia EMS for Children (EMS-C) Program aims to
ensure that children receive optimal emergency medical care and
that critical aspects of injury prevention are addressed by
ensuring that all performance measures are met.
The Federal EMS for Children program mandated the establishment
of the EMS-C Advisory Committee to
charter the West Virginia's EMS for Children program.
The full ARK document will be available soon. Hospitals may now
complete the ARK application with Adobe Reader or Microsoft Word and
submit it to Vicki.
Hildreth, EMS-C Coordinator, for more information.
The Federal EMSC
Program is designed to ensure that all children and
adolescents, no matter where they live, attend school, or travel,
receive appropriate care in a health emergency. It is administered
by the United States Department of Health and Human Services'
Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Since its establishment, the EMSC Program has provided grant
funding to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S.
The EMSC Program is designed to reduce child and youth mortality
and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma. It aims
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