Category Archives: Prehospital

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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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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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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Prehospital PECC

January 17, 2019 / Alain Jacon / Prehospital

Pediatric Emergency Care Coordination From Southern Tier Health Care System, Inc.: Thank you to all the program agencies for your support in the implementation of the Prehospital Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC) project across New York State. Here is a link to our Pediatric Prepared website. We are going to begin working on a toolkit for […]

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