Friday, January 27, 2023

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Staff

Carla Miller                       William Miller                              Abby Houseknecht
Director                             Regional Training Coordinator         Regional Field Coordinator
Email: cmiller@lyco.org       Email: wmiller@lyco.org                Email: ahouseknecht@lyco.org
Phone: 570-329-4726         Phone: 570-329-4725                   Phone: 570-329-4729
Fax: 570-433-4435             Fax: 570-433-4435                       Fax: 570-433-4435

 

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There are 13 Regional EMS Councils in the Commonwealth that administer the EMS Program for the Department of Health as promulgated by Pennsylvania's Act 37 which was signed into law on August 18, 2009 (Replacing Act 45 of 1984).

The Lycoming County Commissioners are the Department of Health contract holders for the Regional EMS Council of Lycoming, Tioga, and Sullivan Counties. The Department of Emergency Services, as agents of the PA Department of Health administer the local EMS program.


The Rules & Regs promulgating the EMS System Act can be viewed/downloaded at the PEHSC website homepage at www.pehsc.org


Did you know that Muncy Area Mutual Aid (MAMA) is holding a Basic Rescue Task Force class?? 🚑🚓🚒🔪💣🔫

March 17-19 2023 - Registration Deadline is March 1, 2023

This class is designed to introduce EMS, fire, and law enforcement to the rescue task force concept as it pertains to responding to active shooter scenarios or acts of aggressive deadly behavior.

This is a 2 day course to train responders personal safety, life-saving techniques, provider patient movement, triage, and other important aspects!

What a GREAT course being offered! Get your registrations in NOW!

Here is a link to see what else they are offering!! https://www.bucks.edu/.../publica.../MAMA2023Brochure.pdf...

 

 

 



EMS Voluntary Event Notification Tool

E.V.E.N.T. is a tool designed to improve the safety, quality and consistent delivery of all Emergency Medical Services (EMS) by ground, air and water ambulance services operating in all delivery models. It collects data submitted anonymously by EMS practitioners. The data collected will be used to develop policies, procedures and training programs to improve the safe delivery of EMS. A similar system used by airline pilots has led to important airline system improvements based upon pilot reported "near miss" situations and errors.


Flood Ready

Lycoming County Automated Flood Gauges


www.preventsuicidepa.org 


Final Report - Senate Resolution 6
A bipartisan commission appointed by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania has issued its final report acknowledging the crisis that Emergency Services is facing and offering support in the form of 27 specific recommendations.  Read this report here.

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