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November 19, 2014 - EMS Office Closure

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency office will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014. The office will re-open with normal office hours Monday, December 1, 2014.

November 10, 2014 - 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 25, 2014. Completed forms may be submitted by email to Annika Hastings at ahastings@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231.

November 7, 2014 – Trauma Center Designation Modification

The Mountain Valley EMS Agency has placed Memorial Medical Center’s trauma center designation on probation. As a result, the San Joaquin County EMS Agency is revising its trauma destination policy to direct the transport of major trauma patients in the southern catchment area to Doctors Medical Center as specified in EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2014-05, and revised EMS Policies No. 5215 and No. 4709.  Access the memos on the Policies page by number.  Questions may be directed to Jamie Nielsen, RN, EMS Trauma Coordinator or Adam Dampier, EMT-P, Prehospital Care Coordinator or by phone at 209-468-6818.

November 7, 2014 – Additional Policy Memorandums Released

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency issued two new Policy Memorandums.  EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2014-04, directs the transport of cardiac arrest patients with a return of spontaneous circulation to a designated STEMI Receiving Center. EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2014-06 clarifies the identification and transport of major trauma patients with isolated head injuries. View policy page. Questions may be directed to Jamie Nielsen, RN, EMS Trauma Coordinator or Adam Dampier, EMT-P, Prehospital Care Coordinator or by phone at 209-468-6818.

October 16, 2014 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2014-3 Ebola Response Guidance

The San Joaquin EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum 2014-03, Ebola Response Guidance.  This document provides supplemental guidance for prehospital care personnel in identifying, treating, transporting, and reporting suspected Ebola patient presentation. View the memo here.

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