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2019 NEWS ARCHIVES

News Archives

December 30, 2019 - EMS Liaison Committee Meeting Agenda for January 10, 2020

The EMS Liaison Committee is scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2020, at 0900 hours. The meeting will be held at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, Assembly Room 3, 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Stockton, CA 95206. A full agenda packet will not be provided at the meeting. The full agenda packet may be viewed and downloaded from the EMS Agency's Committees web page.

December 27, 2019 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is recruiting for an Office Technician Coordinator until January 3, 2020. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

December 26, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for September and October 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for September and October 2019 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 September-October 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

December 20, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for September and October 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for September and October 2019 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 September-October 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

December 12, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for September and October 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for September and October 2019 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 September-October 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

December 12, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for September and October 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for September and October 2019 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 September-October 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

December 12, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-07, Paramedic Accreditation Field Evaluation

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-07, to notify EMS system participants of the update effective immediately to EMS Policy No. 2540, Paramedic Accreditation. View the memo here.

November 13, 2019 - EMS Draft Policies Available for Public Comment

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency (SJCEMSA) is soliciting comments for draft revisions to several EMS Policies. These draft policies and forms may be viewed or downloaded from the Draft Policies page. The 45-day public comment period ends December 28, 2019. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. Questions may be directed to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org. SJCEMSA is also proposing to rescind several EMS policies as part of a general cleanup and reconciliation. To view the memo, click here.

November 5, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for July and August 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for July and August 2019 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 July-August 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

November 5, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for July and August 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for July and August 2019 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 July-August 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

November 1, 2019 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is recruiting for an Office Technician Coordinator until November 8, 2019. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

October 30, 2019 – EMS Policy No. 5700, Advanced Life Support Treatment Protocols

The San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency (SJCEMSA) has posted the updated EMS Policy No. 5700 Advanced Life Support (ALS) Treatment Protocols. These protocols will be effective starting April 1, 2020 and can be viewed on our Policies webpage. The public comments received and responses to those comments can also be viewed on the Draft Policies page. SJCEMSA will be working with ALS Providers on training and curriculum roll out. Thank you to all individuals and organizations that submitted comments and feedback during the editing process.

October 17, 2019 - Welcome Bradford College of Nursing

San Joaquin County EMS Agency is pleased to announce that the Bradford College of Nursing has been approved to provide EMT Training in San Joaquin County. Bradford College of Nursing is located at 9 S. El Dorado Street, Stockton, CA 95202. Additional information can be found on the Training Programs page of our website.

October 16, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for July and August 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for July and August 2019 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 July-August 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page. page.

October 16, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for July and August 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for July and August 2019 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 July-August 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page. page.

October 1, 2019 - SJCEMSA Welcomes New EMS Trauma Coordinator

Rick Crisp has joined the SJC EMS Agency as an EMS Trauma Coordinator. Mr. Crisp has more than 32 years of emergency and trauma care experience working in the emergency department, the aeromedical field, and as a trauma center nurse clinician. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Crisp to the SJC EMS Agency.

September 12, 2019 - Flu Vaccine Mandate Issued by San Joaquin Health Officer

Health Officer Dr. Kismet Baldwin, MD, MPH, has issued an order directing all Health Care Workers, including prehospital care personnel, to receive a flu vaccination for the flu season (generally November 1 through April 30th). Prehospital care personnel declining to be vaccinated will be required to wear a surgical mask to prevent droplet transmission to patients. Click here to read the order. For further information regarding this order, contact Public Health Services at 209-468-3411.

September 11, 2019 - SJCEMSA Welcomes New EMS Analyst

Tina Shahani has joined the SJC EMS Agency as an EMS Analyst. Ms. Shahani has 10 years of health care experience as Manager of Primary and Specialty Care, and has been awarded a Master’s Degree in Public Health with emphasis in Health Care Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Sciences. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Shahani to the SJC EMS Agency.

September 11, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for May and June 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for May and June 2019 performance under their five-year contract to provide exclusive emergency ambulance service. The AMR contract 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 May-June 2019 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

September 11, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for May and June 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for May and June 2019 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 May-June 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

September 11, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for May and June 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for May and June 2019 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 May-June 2019 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

September 11, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for May- June 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for May and June 2019 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 compliance reports for May-June 2019. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

August 23, 2019 – EMS Draft Policy Available for Public Comment

The San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency (SJCEMSA) is proposing to modify EMS Policy No. 4801, STEMI Receiving Center Designation. This policy is available during a 15-day comment period from August 23, 2019, through September 7, 2019. The proposed draft EMS Policy No. 4801, STEMI Receiving Center Designation and comment form may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. To view the memo click here.

August 15, 2019 - EMS Draft Policy Available for Public Comment

The San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency (SJCEMSA) is proposing to repeal and replace EMS Policies No. 5700-5999. The public is invited to submit written comments on the proposed changes and draft policy during a 45-day public comment period from August 16, 2019, through September 30, 2019. The proposed draft EMS Policy No. 5700, Advanced Life Support Treatment Protocols and comment form may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. To view the memo click here.

August 15, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-06, Removal of Nasotracheal Intubation from Paramedic Scope of Practice

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-06, to notify EMS system participants of the immediate removal of nasotrachel intubation from the paramedic scope of practice View the memo here.

August 8, 2019 - Revised EMS Policies Posted

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has posted revised EMS Policy No. 2310, Emergency Medical Technician Certification, EMS Policy No 2610, Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Authorization, EMS Policy No. 4801, STEMI Receiving Center Designation, EMS Policy No. 4811, Primary Stroke Center Designation, EMS Policy No. 6381, STEMI Receiving Center Data Requirements, and EMS Policy No. 6382, Primary Stroke Center Data Requirements to the EMS Policies page of the EMS Agency's website. Click here to view the EMS Policy Update Memorandum. These policies become effective September 1, 2019. Click here to find SJCEMSA's response to the comments submitted during the public comment period that ended on July 8, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Rick Jones at (209) 468-6818 or by email at rrjones@sjgov.org.

August 8, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-05, Discontinuation of Nitroglycerine Paste

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-05, to notify EMS system participants of the immediate discontinuation and removal of nitroglycerin paste from EMS Policy No. 4101, EMS Vehicle Medication and Equipment, and EMS Policy No. 5722, Acute Pulmonary Edema. View the memo here.

July 17, 2019 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Specialist. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

July 10, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for March and April 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for March-April 2019 performance under their five-year contract to provide exclusive emergency ambulance service. The AMR contract 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 to view AMR's March-April 2019 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 10, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for March and April 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for March-April 2019 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 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 10, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for March and April 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for March-April 2019 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 2019 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 10, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for March and April 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for March-April 2019 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 compliance reports for March-April 2019. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

July 9, 2019 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Analyst. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

July 8, 2019 - EMS Liaison Agenda for meeting on July 11, 2019

The EMS Liaison Committee is scheduled for Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 0900 hours. The meeting will be held in the Health Plan of San Joaquin, Community Room, 7751 South Manthey Road. French Camp, CA 95231. A full agenda packet will not be provided at the meeting. The full agenda packet may be viewed and downloaded from the EMS Agency's https://www.sjgov.org/ems/committees.htm web page.

June 20, 2019 - Renewal of EMT Certification after July 1, 2019

EMT applicants renewing after July 1, 2019 will need to submit a continuing education certificate or training certificate from an approved training program or continuing education provider for the following three (3) modalities:
  1. Administration of naloxone.
  2. Administration of epinephrine by auto-injector.
  3. Use of a glucometer.
The training shall meet the requirements of California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2, Section 100075.

June 19, 2019 - Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has updated the EMS Fee Schedule effective July 1, 2019, which has been approved by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.

June 17, 2019 - EMS Office Closure

The SJCEMSA Office will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

June 14, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-04, Patients with Zoll LifeVest

The San Joaquin EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-04, Patients with Zoll LifeVest. This document provides guidance for prehospital care personnel on the safe assessment and treatment of patients wearing a Zoll LifeVest device. View the memo here.

May 31, 2019 - EMS Draft Policies Available for Public Comment

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is reissuing EMS Policy No. 4801 STEMI Receiving Center Designation for public comment. This revised draft includes clarifications for the evaluation of transfer of care in the emergency department. All draft policies and forms may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. The public comment period ends July 8, 2019. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. Questions may be directed to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org.

May 24, 2019 - EMS Office Closure

The SJCEMSA Office will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.

May 24, 2019 - EMS Draft Policies Available for Public Comment

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is soliciting comments for draft revisions to several EMS Policies. To view the memo click here. These draft policies and forms may be viewed or downloaded from the SJCEMSA website Draft Policies page. The 45-day public comment period ends July 8, 2019. Completed comment forms should be submitted by email to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org or by U.S. Mail to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency, PO Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231. Questions may be directed to Marissa Matta at mamatta@sjgov.org.

May 6, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-03, Trauma Patient Care Transfer Reporting and Transport Directly to Operating Suite

The San Joaquin EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-03, Trauma Patient Care Transfer Reporting and Transport Directly to Operating Suite. This document provides guidance on the transfer of care of a major trauma to trauma center staff at San Joaquin General Hospital. View the memo here.

April 26, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-02, Treatment of Stroke Patients with RACE Scores Greater than or Equal to 5

The San Joaquin EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-02, Treatment of Stroke Patients with RACE Scores Greater than or Equal to 5. This document provides guidance for prehospital care personnel establishing Intravenous access (IV) on suspected stroke patients. View the memo here.

April 26, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for January and February 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for January-February 2019 performance under their five-year contract to provide exclusive emergency ambulance service. The AMR contract 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 January-February 2019 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

April 26, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for January and February 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for January-February 2019 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 January-February 2019 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

April 26, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for January and February 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for January-February 2019 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 January-February 2019 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

April 26, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for January and February 2019

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for January-February 2019 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 compliance reports for January-February 2019. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

April 03, 2019 - EMS Policy Memorandum No. 2019-01, Prehospital Measles Response Guidance

The San Joaquin EMS Agency has released EMS Policy Memorandum 2019-01, Prehospital Measles Response Guidance. This document provides guidance for prehospital care personnel in identifying, treating, transporting, and reporting patients with suspected measles symptoms. View the memo here.

March 13, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for November and December 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for November-December performance under their five-year contract to provide exclusive emergency ambulance service. The AMR contract 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 to view AMR's November-December 2018 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

March 13, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for November and December 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for November-December 2018 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 November-December 2018 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

March 13, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for November and December 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for November-December 2018 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 November-December 2018 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

March 13, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for November and December 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for November-December 2018 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 compliance reports for November-December 2018. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

March 12, 2019 - Northern California SUID/SIDS Training Save the Date

The California Department of Public Health, Northern California SIDS Program 2019 Training will be held on April 26, 2019 at the Solano County Events Center, 601 Texas Street, Fairfield, CA 94533 from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. This course complies with mandatory requirements for preparing public health professionals and EMS personnel to support families and child care providers impacted by a SIDS tragedy. Click here for complete course information and to register. The California SUID/SIDS Program can be reached from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday at CASIDSProgram@cce.csus.edu or 1-800-369-SIDS (7437).

March 6, 2019 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Trauma Coordinator. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

February 26, 2019 - Central Registry Link

The public verification link (URL) on the back of the EMT and paramedic cards is no longer valid. The new public verification site is https://emsverification.emsa.ca.gov/Verification/.

February 7, 2019 - Updated and New Policies

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has revised and/or adopted several policies effective February 1, 2019. Prehospital and hospital personnel are encouraged to read, study, and implement those policies pertaining to their role within the EMS system.

Revised Policies:

A. EMS Policy No. 2310, Emergency Medical Technician Certification, revised to address requirements from AB 2293 for the collecting of demographic data.

B. EMS Policy No 2540B, Paramedic Skills Verification Form No. 2540B, revised to address skills and formatting changes to the form.

C. EMS Policy No. 5210, Major Trauma Triage Criteria, added guidance for pregnant trauma patients, and clarified criteria for patients in spinal motion restriction with neurologic complaints or neurologic findings.

D. EMS Policy No. 5542, BLS Poisoning and Overdose, revised to address naloxone use by approved BLS personnel and departments.

E. EMS Policy No. 6715, Trauma Audit Committee, revised membership of TAC.

New Policies:

F. EMS Policy No. 3205, Responses to EMS Incidents in the Unprotected Area, creates a response plan for EMS incidents in areas of the SJC without a public fire district.

G. EMS Policy No. 4150, Naloxone Administration by Law Enforcement, establishes a process for law enforcement organizations to be authorized to administer naloxone.

H. EMS Policy No. 4150A, San Joaquin County Law Enforcement NARCAN (Naloxone) Use Report.

Please direct questions to Matthew R. Esposito, Prehospital Care Coordinator by email at mesposito@sjgov.org.

February 4, 2019 - Advanced CEs with Dr. Shafer

San Joaquin County EMS Agency is hosting an Advanced CEs with Dr. Shafer course February 19, 2019. The course will begin at 3 pm. This course is open to all BLS and ALS providers within the county. 2 (two) hours of EMS CE's will be awarded to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0001. Click here for flyer and additional details. Register online at https://www.sjgov.org/ems/events.

February 4, 2019 - SJCEMSA Welcomes New Trauma/Critical Care Coordinator

Dan Burch, EMS Administrator, is pleased to announce that Jeff Costa, RN, has joined the San Joaquin County EMS Agency staff. Mr. Costa will be filling the role of Trauma/Critical Care Coordinator. He comes to SJC EMS Agency from San Joaquin General Hospital with experience in intensive care nursing. Prior to his nursing career Mr. Costa worked as a paramedic in Stanislaus County. He has a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Western Governors University. In his new role, Mr. Costa will primarily be responsible for STEMI, Stroke, Critical Care Transport, and trauma system evaluation. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Costa to the SJC EMS Agency.

February 4, 2019 - 2019 Spring Prehospital Care Symposium

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is presenting a Spring Prehospital Care Symposium on March 26, 2019; beginning promptly at 8:30 am. (Check-in begins at 8:00 am) at the San Joaquin County Agricultural Center. Click here for additional information. This course is being offered at no cost, prior registration required. Upon the successful completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate for 7 hours of EMS Continuing Education and/or BRN Contact hours. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 1524 for 2 contact hours. CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP# 39-0001. Please contact Christine Tualla at San Joaquin County EMS Agency, 468-6818, for additional information. Click here to register for this event.

February 1, 2019 - Credit Card Service Fee Update

Effective February 1, 2019, a service fee of 2.29% will be charged for all credit card transactions.

January 28, 2019 - EMS Policy No. 3205, Responses to EMS Incidents in the Unprotected Area

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has posted the following new policy to the EMS Policies page: EMS Policy No. 3205, Responses to EMS Incidents in the Unprotected Area. This policy was developed to address the recent decision by Stockton Fire Department to reduce response to EMS incidents in the unprotected area of San Joaquin County.

January 28, 2019 - The February 4, 2019 MICN PSR Course Cancelled

The next MICN PSR Course is scheduled for March 18, 2019.

January 3, 2019 - AMR Compliance Report for September and October 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of American Medical Response for September-October 2018 performance under their five-year contract to provide exclusive emergency ambulance service. The AMR contract 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 to view AMR's September-October 2018 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

January 3, 2019 - MDA Compliance Report for September and October 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Manteca District Ambulance for September-October 2018 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 September-October 2018 compliance report. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

January 3, 2019 - ECA Compliance Report for September and October 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Escalon Community Ambulance for September-October 2018 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 September-October 2018 compliance reports. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

January 3, 2019 - RCFD Compliance Report for September and October 2018

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has completed its evaluations of Ripon Consolidated Fire District for September-October 2018 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 compliance reports for September-October 2018. Previous Compliance Reports may be found on the Transportation Compliance Report page.

January 2, 2019 - Advanced CEs with Dr. Shafer

San Joaquin County EMS Agency is hosting an Advanced CEs with Dr. Shafer course January 23, 2019. The course will begin at 3 pm. This course is open to all BLS and ALS providers within the county. 2 (two) hours of EMS CE's will be awarded to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0001. Click here for flyer and additional details. Register online at https://www.sjgov.org/ems/events.

January 2, 2019 - SJCEMSA Office Closure

The SJCEMSA Office will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019.

 

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