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West Virginia Office of
Emergency Medical Services

350 Capitol Street
Room 425
Charleston WV, 25301

Toll Free: 1-888--747-8367
OEMS Phone: (304) 558-3956
OEMS Fax: (304) 558-8379
Trauma Phone: (304) 558-7124
Trauma Fax: (304) 558-7125

To read West Virginia Code §16-5B-18, as ammended, which enacts the ability to designate hospitals for stroke treatment, click here.

 

WV Designated Stroke Centers

As of August 1, 2018, WV now has designated stroke centers.  This designation has been implemented as a result of SB510 which was passed in the WV Legislature in 2017.  WV OEMS will be updating the listing and map of designated stroke centers at least annually.

West Virginia Stroke Center Map

West Virginia Stroke Center List

 

EMS Compass

EMS Compass, an organization funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of EMS and led by the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO), develops performance measures that are relevant to EMS agencies, regulators, and patients. The measures, based on the latest version of the National EMS Information System (NEMSIS), will allow local and state EMS systems to use their own data meaningfully.

The first of these performance measures are related to stroke.  Please see the following press release and website.

EMS Compass First Measures Press Release

www.emscompass.org

 

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