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News archive: Dec

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Ambulance Parking at CAMC Memorial

Ambulance Parking at CAMC Memorial

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Suspected Scam Calls

It has come to the attention of the WV OEMS that calls are being made from a 558 number requesting funds for EMS agencies. These calls are not coming from WV OEMS. These are suspected scam calls. Please do not send any money to the individual on the call or provide any personal/financial information. If you receive such a call, please let OEMS know. Thank you for your assistance and cooperation.

Subcommittee of the Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services at the West Virginia Legislature to hold Listening Sessions

The Subcommittee of the Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services at the West Virginia Legislature will be holding a series of listening sessions.Members have been invited to hear concerns and potential solutions from citizens and volunteers in your area related to the challenges facing VFD and EMS. For dates, places and time, click on the title above.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

First Responder Network Authority Weekly Update – December 11, 2017

First Responder Network Authority Weekly Update to the State and Territory Single Points of Contact (SPOC) – December 11, 2017 . For more information, click the title above.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

First Responder Network Authority Weekly Update December 4, 2017

First Responder Network Authority Weekly Update to the State and Territory Single Points of Contact (SPOC) – December 4, 2017. For more information click on the title above.

Friday, December 1, 2017

NREMT To Retire EMT-Intermediate/99 (1/99) program

On November 14, 2017, the NREMT Board of Directors approved a motion to retire the EMT-Intermediate/99 (1/99) program effective December 31, 2019. No further testing at this level will be provided by the NREMT after this date. This will include all re-testing. EMS education programs are strongly encouraged not to offer the 1/99 curriculum after January 2019. For more information, click on the title above.

McKinley To Host Public Forum on Opioid Crisis

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E., (WV-1) announced a public forum on efforts to combat the opioid epidemic on Monday, October 4th in Morgantown. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing with the federal agencies charged with overseeing efforts to combat the opioid crisis. McKinley is seeking to recreate this discussion for local residents. This event will be open to the public. For more information, please click on the title above.

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