Regional Updates

2020 Regional EMS Awards Program – CSEMS Now Accepting Nominations

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Regional EMS Awards program. This regional recognition program honors the exceptional contributions of EMS providers in the Central Shenandoah Valley make to their communities. This regional program consists of 12 categories and one scholarship. Award nominations must be received by 5:00pm, April 15, 2020. […]

2019/20 Novel Coronavirus Guidance for EMS

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for 2019-nCoV in the United States EMS clinician practices should be based on the most up-to-date 2019-nCoV clinical recommendations and information from appropriate public health authorities and EMS medical direction. State and local EMS authorities may direct EMS clinicians to […]

Resilient Responder Workshops: Self-Care for Responders Before, During & After an Emergency

Registration Required at No Cost. Register Online HERE. The Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Preparedness will  conduct the Community Based Emergency Response Seminar (CBERS) this Spring throughout the Commonwealth.  This year’s topic is Resilient Responder ~ Self-Care for Responders Before, During, & After an Emergency. *Please share this information with your staff and partners. Target Audience: Any disaster […]

CSEMS is Updating Our Mailing List – RESUBSCRIBE Before March 31, 2020!

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EMS Officer I – Caroline County Regional Fire School, Milford, VA: March 28-29, 2020

Download Flyer HERE Register Online HERE Register Using the QR Code Below: Questions? Contact Chris Vernovai through email: or call 1-800-523-6019

VA OEMS alerting EMS Providers Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Immediate Risk is Low

The Virginia Office of EMS is alerting EMS providers about the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak that began in Wuhan City, China. The CDC considers the immediate risk of 2019-nCoV infection to the American public to be low. OEMS will share updates online HERE Health Commissioner Update – 2019-nCoV January 28, 2020 Dear Colleague, The novel […]

FREE Continuing Education for CSEMS Agencies and Providers

CSEMS is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob Flickinger, OEMS Regional Educator to our region’s continuing education resource. All agencies within the Central Shenandoah EMS region are encouraged to reach out to Jacob and request any desired continuing education courses, at no cost, that can be customized for their agency’s needs and conveniently held […]

Virginia Schedules Annual Statewide Tornado Drill – March 17, 2020

VIRGINIA SCHEDULES ANNUAL STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL FOR MARCH 17 | Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) RICHMOND — The National Weather Service and The Virginia Department of Emergency Management have scheduled the 2020 Virginia Statewide Tornado Drill for Tuesday, March 17 at 9:45 a.m. If widespread severe weather threatens the Commonwealth on that date, the drill […]

2020 Data Quality & Compliance Initiative

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