Category Archives: News

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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NYS DOH BEMS Policy Statement 20-05 COVID-19 Response to Respiratory Emergencies

March 23, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Prehospital, Safety

Attached is the latest DOH BEMS policy pertaining to Response to Respiratory Emergencies.   Also please be advised that there are to be NO nebulized medications administered while entering or in any Hospital Emergency Department, you MUST discontinue all nebulized medications prior to entering the facility.  You are to continue to treat your patients appropriately according to your protocols, […]

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Updated: NY DOH Resources for Novel Coronavirus

March 10, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Safety

For information on COVID-19, including prevention, symptoms and preparations, NY DOH has answers to your questions. Read up on it. For EMS providers: Be assured your agency will be contacted in the usual manner if there are any changes to policies and procedures. You may check with the NY DOH to find out about COVID-19. […]

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Contemporary Issues in Emergency Medicine March 25

March 9, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, Events

Upstate Medical University presents this half-day conference entitled “The ED and Hospital Working Together to Improve Patient Care” on March 25, 2020 from 12:15 to 6:00 pm. The last day to register is March 20. View and download the brochure. Go to the website for full details and registration.

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Triage Two Day February 22, 2020

February 10, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Events, Prehospital, Training

GOAL of this event is to have 80 % of patients transported, triaged and provided a smart Triage tag; improve our region’s awareness and application of the SMART triage system. All EMS agencies within Broome, Chenango, Tioga Counties and our local hospitals (Binghamton General, Chenango Memorial, Our Lady Of Lourdes, Wilson Regional) will take part. […]

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ASIST Training March 24 & 25

February 10, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, Events

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. The program is free and open to the community. It will be held at Traditions at the Glen. Register before March 10. See the […]

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Vital Signs 2020 Housing is Open

February 3, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, Events, News

Housing is open for the 2020 Vital Signs Conference.  The link to  make your reservations is listed below.   The dates of this years conference are October 29 through November 1st and will be held in Saratoga Springs, NY. Remember to book early for the best rates. https://www.discoversaratoga.org/vital-signs-ems-conference/?guid=3df62919-8012-4f6d-906f-1a8af5bd53a4&preview=true

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