News

EMT PatchThe Council will hold its next EMT course beginning December 12, 2019 & ending in late April, 2020. This class will meet on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 1800 (6pm) to 2200 (10pm) & some Saturdays. An application is required with a deadline of December 2 at 8am. All accepted applicants will be contacted December 3 & payment is expected in full by December 9. For additional information about becoming an EMS provider within the Commonwealth of VA, click here. An information session will also be offered on November 19 at the Council's Training Center at 1800 (6pm). For additonal questions, e-mail the Council's Regional Field Coordinator by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
pdf EMT Application Packet Dec 2019    (999 KB)                       pdf EMT Training Advisory Dec 2019 (157 KB) pdf
(999 KB)

StressEMS agencies, get a head start on creating a program for your providers to address mental health concerns and avoid burnout by your providers! The Council now offers a valuable resource that you can use to assist in the creation of a program to address important topics before they become a bigger issue. Click here to go to the CISM page to download "Mental Health for EMS Providers", available as a powerpoint presentation and also a pdf. Get a head start now before this important topic becomes mandatory within the EMS Rules & Regulations for the Commonwealth of VA! 

First PageThe Council has released its latest version of the Regional Pre-Hospital Patient Care Protocols, effective August 1, 2019. A modification document is also being provided with the listed changes. Click here to access all related documents. And don't forget that the Council now offers an app with the regional protocols now available for your smartphone! 

The Council will offer a BLS Instructor class on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The deadline to register AND complete all the pre-requisites is Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4pm. Payment is also due at that time. For more information and to submit an application to be accepted by our training center, which is the first step in the process, click hereAHA Training Center Logo

Got a smart phone? The Council now has a new app for the regional protocols that's live and available for all iOS and Android devices! You should be able to find it with just a search of "Lord Fairfax EMS Council". Please let us know how you like it and if there's any suggested changes or additions. In the coming weeks look for more additions such as upcoming training opportunities! Smart Phone