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Lord Fairfax EMS Council Mission Statement
The mission of the Lord Fairfax EMS Council is to promote a regional community-based emergency medical services (EMS) network that reduces premature death and disability from acute illness and injury through the coordination of local EMS resources. Our mission will be accomplished through teamwork, dedication, customer friendly staff, quality training, and by efficient and cost-effective operations.

Lord Fairfax EMS Council Mission Statement

Latest News

Council Presents Annual Awards

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


 

New CPR Classes Just Announced!


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


 

Important Epidemic Advisory

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

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

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

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 .


 

Latest Events

BLS For Healthcare Provider CPR
August 20, 2017 (13:00 - 17:30)
Pre-hospital Protocol Training
October 18, 2017 (18:00 - 22:00)
Board of Directors Meeting & RSAF Grant Reviews
October 18, 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)
Board of Directors Meeting
December 20, 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)
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