The agenda for the April 24, 2017 meeting of the Sonoma County Emergency Medical Care Council is now available.
Coastal Valleys EMS Agency News
The agenda for the April 24, 2017 meeting of the Regional Medical Advisory (MAC) Committee is now available.
Attached is the Public Safety Narcan policy for public comment.
Please find attached the public comment draft version of the 2017 revision of the CVEMSA Multi-Casualty Incident (MCI) Plan.
CVEMSA appreciates the diligent, thoughtful work of the Fire and EMS provider agencies and CVEMSA paramedics participating in the MCI Plan Revision Workgroup. Please distribute widely within your organization and to those groups you represent or email distribution lists you manage for CVEMSA.
The public comment period will be open through June 6, 2017. Comments should be sent via email to:
Thank you in advance for your review and input on this revision.
Posted March 7, 2017
Please find attached public comment versions of the following revised or new Coastal Valleys EMS Agency Administrative Guidelines:
4009 Provision of ALS Care Outside LEMSA Area
This Guideline is intended to incorporate current Fireline Paramedic authorization, adding the other types of authorized deployment of ALS providers under CVEMSA medical control outside of the LEMSA area.
4010 ALS Special Use Medic
Updated version of a current Guideline addressing the authorized use of paramedics at special events.
4011 Public Safety Defibrillation
Updated version of a current Guideline intended to align CVEMSA requirements for medical control with California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 22 Div. 9 chapter 1.5.
4012 APOT (Ambulance Patient Offload) Times
New Guideline intended to align CVEMSA requirements with Health and Safety Code Section (HSC) 1797.225.
2012 Special Events-Limited Paramedic Accreditation
New Guideline providing a process to issue limited-term paramedic accreditation for special event coverage within the CVEMSA area. Intended to address the increasing number of special events within the LEMSA area with the potential to impact the EMS system. Provides for limited authorization for California-licensed paramedics to operate at basic scope of practice under CVEMSA medical control for special event coverage if employed by an authorized CVEMSA ALS Provider agency.
These policies are open for a 60-day public comment period closing May 5, 2017. Please direct all comments via email to:
Thomas Hinrichs, ALS Coordinator
Please assist us in reaching all system stakeholders by forwarding this message along with the policy attachments to the appropriate members of your organization as well as any stakeholder groups for whom you are the EMS Agency Liaison. EMS Agency staff look forward to hearing your feedback on these policy drafts.