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UHS Wilson Early Notification Request

January 26, 2021 / Alain Jacon / News, Prehospital

Early Notification Request For Trauma and Critical Care Patients EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Wilson Medical Center Emergency Department is requesting early notification from all 911 centers and EMS providers.   Please contact the Emergency Department Command Physician or Charge RN (607) 763-6611 at the time of dispatch or as soon as you identify that you have a major trauma […]

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UHS Updates Related to COVID-19

July 29, 2020 / Alain Jacon / General, News

Don’t Die of Doubt As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report” suggests ER visits in April were down 42 percent compared to the same period last year. Yet, heart attacks and strokes haven’t stopped for COVID-19. To combat […]

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Interim Guidance for Fire Service Agencies

April 6, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Safety

“This guidance was developed for New York State fire service agencies to mitigate potential exposure of firefighting personnel to COVID-19. This guidance is meant to assist fire service agencies in developing procedures applicable to their individual circumstances.” View and download the guidance document.

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EMS Health Advisory: COVID-19 Cases in Nursing Homes and Adult Care Facilities

April 1, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Prehospital, Safety

From the NY DOH: Please see the guidance to nursing homes and adult care facilities linked below. Temperature checks are required for their administration, staff, visitors and EMS personnel. Anyone entering the nursing home or adult care facility is subject to COVID 19 screening as outlined in the guidance document linked below. This guidance affects EMS […]

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COVID-19 New Information Added

April 1, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Prehospital, Safety

For public use: Sick with COVID-19 fact-sheet An update to the EMS COVID-19 page: A powerpoint presentation entitled “EMS COVID19 Viral Pandemic Triage Protocol Power Point” has been added to the COVID-19 page.

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Executive Order 202.10

March 24, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News

Attached is the Executive order that Governor Cuomo signed yesterday.  This is a Continuing Temporary Suspension and Modification of Laws Relating to the Disaster Emergency. View and download the Executive Order.

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