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June 22, 2021 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2021-06, Chemical Restraints, Sedation, and Forced Transport

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide direction to all San Joaquin County Base Hospital Physicians (BHP). Effective immediately, BHPs are prohibited from ordering or authorizing advanced life support (ALS) personnel to administer medications for use as a chemical restraint or sedation, except as specifically authorized in San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency (SJCEMSA) policy. To view the memorandum, click here.

June 17, 2021 - Rescinded San Joaquin County EMS Agency (SJCEMSA) Policy Memorandums

The purpose of this memorandum is to rescind the following SJCEMSA policy memorandums:

1. No. 2019-02, Treatment of Stroke Patients with RACE Scores Greater than or Equal to 5;
2. No. 2019-07, Paramedic Accreditation Field Evaluation;
3. No. 2020-13, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hospital Surge Implementation.

To view the complete memorandum, click here.

June 17, 2021 - Rescission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Call Screening

The purpose of this memorandum is to rescind the direction on emergency medical dispatch (EMD) call screening regarding COVID-19. This memorandum supersedes Policy Memorandum No. 2020-12 (Revised) issued May 26, 2020, addressing EMD call screening using the Emerging Infectious Disease Surveillance (EIDS) Tool. To view the complete memorandum, click here.

June 3, 2021 - ECA Compliance Report for March and April 2021

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance (ECA) for March and April 2021 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 AMR's operational, clinical, and administrative performance. Click here to view ECA's March and April 2021 compliance report. Previous compliance reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

June 3, 2021 - RCFD Compliance Report for March and April 2021

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District (RCFD) for March and April 2021 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 and April 2021 compliance report. Previous compliance reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

May 24, 2021 - EMS Office Closure

The SJCEMSA Office will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021.

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