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Have you "liked" our Facebook page? PDF Print E-mail

Did you know the Council has a Facebook page? Click on the link to the right to get the latest updates from the Council including upcoming class information, EMS news, & other useful tidbits!


 
Council Annouces EMT-Enhanced Summer Class PDF Print E-mail

The Lord Fairfax EMS Council is pleased to begin accepting applications for an EMT-Enhanced class this Summer! The class will be held at the Council's Training Center. More


 
Aluminum Phosphide Alert! PDF Print E-mail

EMS providers need to be alert that Aluminum phosphide is being ingested by people to create an euphoric effect.  After ingestion, the body converts the toxin to a gas. Aluminum phosphide is a greenish gray solid at room temperature. Hydrogen phosphide (phosphine) gas, produced by reaction with aluminum phosphide in contact with water (even at ambient humidity), has an odor similar to garlic or decaying fish.  EMS providers can be contaminated from the patient’s breath. For more information, review this document: Aluminum Phosphide Information


 
Capnography Classes PDF Print E-mail

The Council will offer two "Capnography, the Gold Standard" classes March 5, 2012 and again March 26, 2012. To sign up for March 5, click here and for March 26, click here.

 


 

 
Proposed New EMS Regulations PDF Print E-mail

Wondering what's in the new proposed Virginia EMS Regulations? You'll find it here beginning on page 4. More For a comprehensive summation of the changes that will impact our EMS system the most, read the 2011 LFEMS Region New Regs Summation


 
Arrival of New AHA Training Center Coordinator PDF Print E-mail

It's with great pleasure that we announce the arrival of our new AHA Training Center Coordinator. Samantha Meade will assume her duties on December 5th. Samantha is a member of Gore Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company in Frederick County and is already an instructor with our training center. She'll keep the same e-mail address which is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Feel free to stop in and meet her next month!

 


 

 
Article in the Winchester Star PDF Print E-mail

Check out this great article that was published in the Winchester Star on November 10, 2011 about the Council! 

Community Healthcare Guide article



 
New Training Room Progress! PDF Print E-mail

Check out the pictures of the work on the Council's new training room! The finished Training Center will include a 24'x24' training room, 3 breakout rooms, & 2 storage rooms for EMS & CPR equipment. Plus we'll have the ability to leave equipment and materials out for instructors to pick up 24-7! Click here


 
CISM Article PDF Print E-mail

Check out this article from Oct. 1st in The Winchester Star highlighting the Council's Critical Incident Stress Management Team! Our team has been helping area first responders deal with stressful incidents for the past 25 years! Congratulations and a big thank you to our entire Team!  more  For more information about our CISM Team, click here


 
Council T-Shirts Now Available! PDF Print E-mail

Are you looking for EMS t-shirts? We've got them! Check out our new E-Bay store for all the latest designs. You can also purchase them at our office Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Click here to go to the store!

 



 
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