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WELCOME

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency's mission is to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of emergency medical services and disaster response for the citizens and visitors of San Joaquin County.

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Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

During the COVID-19 pandemic: All EMS personnel who must submit an initial or renewal personnel application are encouraged to submit their applications via mail. You may send the applications to PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. No visitors will be allowed. Personnel wishing to submit an application in person will need to make an appointment prior to arrival by calling 209-468-6818 effective immediately.

What is SJCEMSA doing?

SJCEMSA has implemented emergency operations to assist acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, clinics, surgery centers, home health, hospice and emergency responders in an aggressive public health response to protect and care for the residents and visitors of San Joaquin County in the face of this emerging health risk. We are working directly with the State of California EMS Authority, California Department of Public Health, and the Regional Disaster Medical Health Mutual Aid System to process resource requests to maintain the ability of the EMS system and our healthcare collation partners to deliver needed care and treatment to patients. We are also working closely with the San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services and the San Joaquin County Health Care Services Agency and other federal, state, and local partners to monitor and coordinate the local medical health response to the outbreak of the virus.

Click here for all the latest SJCEMSA COVID-19 information.

The State of California has launched a one-stop website for information on the COVID-19 outbreak, including links to services and information.

See here for the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus information.

See here for San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services' SJReady.

See here for California Department of Public Health COVID-19 updates.

See here for San Joaquin County Public Health COVID-19 updates.

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LATEST NEWS


July 8, 2020 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2020-10 (Revised v.3), Coronavirus (COVID-19) Personal Protective Equipment

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide direction on implementing Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-27-20 for maintaining an adequate healthcare workforce. To view the revised memorandum, click here.

July 7, 2020 - Employment Opportunities

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is recruiting for an EMS Analyst and an EMS Coordinator. The deadline to apply for both positions has been extended to July 17, 2020. Visit San Joaquin County's Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

July 6, 2020 - MDA Compliance Report for March and April 2020

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance (MDA) for March and April 2020 performance under their exclusive emergency ambulance service agreement. The MDA agreement establishes accountability for meeting specific standards and provides the EMS Agency with complete access to data and information on MDA's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click here to view MDA's March-April 2020 compliance report. Previous compliance reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 6, 2020 - AMR Compliance Report for March and April 2020

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response (AMR) for March and April 2020 performance under their exclusive emergency ambulance service agreement. The AMR agreement establishes accountability for meeting specific standards and provides the EMS Agency with complete access to data and information on AMR's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click here to view AMR's March-April 2020 compliance report. Previous compliance reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 2, 2020 - Paramedic Preceptor Applications Due by July 31, 2020

The 2020 Paramedic Preceptor applications are open for submission and the last day to apply is July 31, 2020. Applications are available on the Paramedic Preceptor Authorization & Re-authorization page. The application must be submitted with a letter of recommendation from your ALS employer verifying that you are in good standing with that employer and the employer intends to use you as a paramedic preceptor.

July 2, 2020 - RCFD Compliance Report for March and April 2020

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District (RCFD) for March and April 2020 performance under their exclusive emergency ambulance service agreement. The RCFD agreement establishes accountability for meeting specific standards and provides the EMS Agency with complete access to data and information on RCFD's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click here to view RCFD's March-April 2020 compliance report. Previous compliance reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 2, 2020 - ECA Compliance Report for March and April 2020

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance (ECA) for March and April 2020 performance under their exclusive emergency ambulance service agreement. The ECA agreement establishes accountability for meeting specific standards and provides the EMS Agency with complete access to data and information on ECA's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click here to view ECA's March-April 2020 compliance report. Previous compliance reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

June 26, 2020 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2020-06 (Revised), Coronavirus (COVID-19) EMS Personnel Screening

EMS Policy memorandum 2020-06 (Revised) Coronavirus (COVID-19) EMS Personnel Screening was issued to provide direction on implementing Governor Newsom's Executive Order for maintaining an adequate healthcare workforce. This memorandum is being revised today to include and highlight the loss of taste and smell as symptoms of COVID-19 infection. To view the revised memorandum, click here.

June 26, 2020 – EMS Liaison Meeting Rescheduled

The next EMS Liaison Committee meeting is rescheduled for Friday, July 24, 2020 beginning at 9AM. In order to comply with state and local public health guidance the meeting will be held virtually by conference call. Information regarding how to participate in the meeting will be provided with the meeting agenda.

June 25, 2020 – Rescinded EMS Policy Memorandums

Several EMS Policy Memorandums are being rescinded effective today, June 25, 2020.

2020-14, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Extension of 45 Day Public Comment on SJCEMSA Policy No. 4010 Public                Safety Agency Request for ALS Authorization
2020-15, Coronavirus (COVID-19) ALS Treatment Protocols and CQI Reports
2020-22, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Contact Notification Process for Law Enforcement
2020-17, Revisions to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waiver of Response Time Compliance Penalties
2020-25, Revisions to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advanced Life Support (ALS) Treatment Protocol
2020-30, Revisions to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Direction on Patient Destinations


Any questions regarding EMS Policies may be directed to Matthew Esposito, EMS Prehospital Care Coordinator at mesposito@sjgov.org.

June 24, 2020 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2020-31 (Revised), Coronavirus (COVID-19) Denial of Entry into Emergency Departments for Transfer of Patient Care

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide direction to ambulance personnel if a hospital prohibits or denies entry into the emergency department for the transfer of patient care. To view the revised memorandum, click here.

June 23, 2020 - Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2020

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has updated the EMS Fee Schedule effective July 1, 2020, which has been approved by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.

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