News & Announcements

Radio System Update

The Office of Emergency Services released a series of notes detailing the progress on the County Emergency Services Radio system.

Atropine Pen In-service Scheduled

A DOH Train the Trainer presentation on Atropine Auto-injectors pens will be held on Thursday, June 5th (2008) at the Fire Training Center from 7 – 9 PM. A notice and registration form is on the way to every BLS and ALS Transport agency as well as each ALSFR service in Saratoga County (click here to read or download the notice and registration form). Services wishing to participate should send their training officer and one other EMT to this training. Auto-injectors will be issued to attendees at the session. Participation is voluntary (as discussed at recent EMS Council and OES meetings) and pre-registration with DOH is required to attend. Only DOH certified ambulance agencies (BLS and ALS) and certified ALS First Response services are eligible to participate.

CPHM to host Family EMS Stress Workshop

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Ambulance will host “EMS Stress & Your Family” on Saturday May 31st (2008) from 9 am – 1 pm followed by an afternoon BBQ. Facilitators are Dr. Gerry Goldberg, Staff Psychologist at Toronto EMS and Kim Ankers from York University. The program is for EMS providers and their spouses or significant others. Childcare assistance is available. Preregistration is required. Click here to download a brochure with registration information and further details.