Category Archives: Prehospital

Construction near UHS Johnson City Announced

August 20, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News, Prehospital

Alternate Traffic Patterns to be put into place on Baldwin Street August 24 – September 22 Beginning at approximately 7:00am on Monday, August 24, contractors at UHS Wilson Medical Center will begin excavating portions of Baldwin Street, in order to run electrical conduit under the road. This excavation of the street will be conducted in […]

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Upcoming Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Seminar

July 27, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, News, Prehospital

As part of the 2020 Healthcare Coalition Emergency Management Webinar Series, the University of Rochester Finger Lakes Regional Training Center (FLRTC), the Pediatric Trauma Program at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and the Western Region Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition (WRHEPC) presents the WRHEPC Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Seminar.  This virtual seminar will provide a broad overview […]

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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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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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