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Council Presents Annual Awards PDF Print E-mail

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 the Council presented its annual Regional EMS Awards at the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department. These winners will go on to compete for the state awards later this Fall. The winner of this year's $1,000 scholarship for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior was presented to Anna Griffin, a member of the South End Fire & Rescue Company. Anna is planning to attend Old Dominion University this fall and hopes to work in the healthcare field! More


 

 
Council Brings Back Babysitter Training! PDF Print E-mail

mc900232107The Council is excited to once again offer child and babysitting safety courses to school-aged students in the area. Targeted ages for these classes are students ages 11-15 years. Among the skills the students will learn are safety and injury prevention, babysitting as a business, and basic care giving skills. The child and babysitting safety course is certified through the American Safety & Health Institute. Successful class completion will result in a two year certification card. For a complete list of available classes, click here.

CABS Summer 2017 Flyer


 

 
New CPR Classes Just Announced! PDF Print E-mail


New Healthcare Provider & Heartsaver CPR classes have just been announced for May thru August! For a complete listing, click here.


 

 
Important Epidemic Advisory PDF Print E-mail

An update on the current opioid epidemic was provided to the Virginia EMS Advisory Board by Dr. Marissa Levine, Health Commissioner for the Virginia Department of Health. It was noted that the current trend in overdose cases continues to be on the rise around the state. Opioid Advisory


 
Annual Report Released PDF Print E-mail
The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016 is now available for download and viewing! This report is being e-mailed to all EMS agencies in the region. We hope you enjoy learning more about our accomplishments! LFEMS Annual Report FY2016

 
FDA Bans Powdered Gloves PDF Print E-mail

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that Powdered Surgical Gloves, Powdered Patient Examination Gloves, and Absorbable Powder for Lubricating a Surgeon's Glove present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury and that the risk cannot be corrected or eliminated by labeling or a change in labeling. Consequently, the FDA is banning these devices. More


 
Performance Improvement Data Requirements Released PDF Print E-mail

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council's Performance Improvement and Trauma Performance Improvement committees have released their data requirements for FY17. ALL licensed agencies are required by their Operational Medical Director to submit the data each quarter. Agencies are also to send a list of providers running calls within their agency at the same time for their OMD's use. All agencies should be receiving an e-mail with the requested data and corresponding deadlines. For more information, click here .


 

 
New Online Scheduling Available PDF Print E-mail

Are you looking to complete a skills session after completing your online American Heart Association CPR training? The Council now offers the ability to schedule & pay for your skills session online! You'll have access to the Training Center Coordinator's schedule and can schedule the date & time most convenient for you. Be sure to print your completion certificate and bring it with you to your appointment! More 


 

 
New Regional STEMI Plan Announced PDF Print E-mail

The Board of Directors for the Lord Fairfax EMS Council recently approved a new plan titled Regional RST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Plan. This new plan is to be implemented throughout the Council region and has been e-mailed to all EMS agencies within the region. Questions regarding this new plan can be directed to the EMS Systems Coordinator at the Council.    LFEMS Regional Stemi Plan


 

 

 
Help=Hope Veteran & First Responder Forum PDF Print E-mail

Please join us Saturday, September 26th at the Clarke County High School for a public forum and information exchange on PTSD and suicide awareness, prevention, and recovery. Volunteers from the Council's Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team will be on hand to talk with participants. This event focuses on supporting our local veterans and first responders within the area. Doors open at 10:00am with the program beginning at 10:30am. Lunch will be served immediately after. This event is being hosted by the Clarke County VFW and VFW Auxiliary.  

Help=Hope Veteran & First Responder Forum 


 

 

 
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