John PetrieThe Council is pleased to announce the addition of Kendra Sours to the staff as the new AHA Training Center Coordinator. You may remember Kendra previously worked for the Council as the EMS Systems Coordinator from 2012-2018. Kendra is a Nationally Registered Paramedic along with holding instructor certifications in BLS, ACLS, & PALS. Kendra will begin her tenure on Nov 1, 2021. 

The application period for the Second Phase of the ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative grant opportunity began on August 2, 2021. OEMS will accept applications from eligible organizations submitted through E-GIFT before 5 p.m. EDT on September 03, 2021.
For additional information about the ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative please read the full grant cycle announcement memo. 
pdf ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative – Phase 2 Announcement Memo (277 KB)

Neuro Symp 21 flier v2 Page 1The Valley Health Neuroscience Center, in partnership with the Winchester Medical Center Foundation, will offer a FREE one day virtual symposium on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 8am-2:30pm. Click here for additional information & to register. 

symposium text logo stackedBecome a sponsor of the Virginia EMS Symposium and help to provide an “Education for Life.” In order to make the Virginia EMS Symposium program successful and to keep costs low for our EMS providers, the VA Office of EMS needs your support! More

The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020 has been released. Check it out & of course as always, please let us know if you have any questions.  pdf LFEMS Annual Report FY20 (1.56 MB)