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November 18, 2015 - Draft Policies Available for Public Review
The EMS Agency is soliciting public comments on proposed new and revised EMS Policies. The draft policies are available for public comment and may be viewed or downloaded from the Draft Policies web page. Please submit your comments or suggestions using the comment forms provided on the Draft Policies web page no later than January 2, 2016. Completed forms may be submitted by email to Annika Hastings at firstname.lastname@example.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231.
November 16, 2015 - EMS Office Closure
The San Joaquin County EMS Agency office will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2015, and Friday, November 27, 2015. The office will re-open with normal office hours Monday, November 30, 2015.
November 16, 2015 - PAO and PSR Class Location Changed for November 18 Course
The November 18, 2015, Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) class and ALS Policy and Skills Review (PSR) class locations have changed. The course location has been moved to the EMS Classroom located at 500 W. Hospital Rd., French Camp, CA 95231. Please contact the EMS office if you have any questions.
October 21, 2015 - Draft Policies Available for Public Review
The EMS Agency is soliciting public comments on proposed new and revised EMS Policies. The draft policies are available for public comment and may be viewed or downloaded from the Draft Policies web page. Please submit your comments or suggestions using the comment forms provided on the Draft Policies web page no later than 5 PM, December 4, 2015. Completed forms may be submitted by email to Annika Hastings at email@example.com or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231.
October 21, 2015 - Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for Emergency Responders
San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are hosting a Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for Emergency Responders on Friday, December 11, 2015, from 8 am to 5 pm.It will be held at Tracy City Hall, City Council Chambers,333 Civic Center Dr., Tracy, CA 95376. Click here for flyer and additional details. This course is offered at no cost and is open to all San Joaquin County EMS Personnel (ALS and BLS providers). San Joaquin County EMS Agency will provide 8 (eight) hours of EMS CE’s to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0001. Click here to register. For additional information contact Jaime Nunez at 209-468-8082.
October 19, 2015 - Flu Vaccine Mandate Issued by San Joaquin Health Officer
Health Officer Dr. Alvaro Garza, MD, MPH, has issued an order directing all Health Care Workers, including EMS Personnel, to receive a flu vaccination for the flu season (generally November through March). EMS personnel declining to be vaccinated will be required to wear a surgical mask to prevent droplet transmission to patients. Read the order here. For further information regarding this order, contact Public Health Services at 209-468-3822.
September 16, 2015 - 2016 Paramedic Preceptor's Conference Schedule
The 2016 Paramedic Preceptor's Conferences are scheduled for Monday, April 11, 2016, and Friday, September 23, 2016, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, in the San Joaquin County EMS Agency Classroom. The conferences are open to current Paramedic Preceptors and offered at no cost. Attending one conference per year is required to maintain a Paramedic Preceptor Authorization. The format is round table discussion and will include the following topics: best practices, evaluation & remediation, communication, roles & responsibilities, and reportable offenses. The moderator will be Adam Dampier. Up to two (2) hours of instructor-based, EMS CE will be offered. CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP#39-0001. These Bi-annual conferences are offered to maintain paramedic preceptor authorization. View the information flyer here. Please Note: If your Paramedic Preceptor Authorization expires in 2016, you may attend the conference but it is not mandatory for re-accreditation. Upon re-authorization, you will be required to attend the Paramedic Preceptor Course Training. Register on the events page.