News & Announcements

DOH Issues Memo on 2005 Guidelines

DOH Bureau Director Ed Wronski issued a memo to all agencies and providers outlining how the Bureau plans to incorporate CPR Guidelines 2005 into NYS Written Exams and protocols. While local training and implementation is proceeding, it appears that it will take some time for DOH to incorporate the new changes into the exams. You are encouraged to click here for a copy of Director Wronski’s memo to share with your agency membership.

2006 EMS Memorial set for May 17th in Albany

DOH has announced that three EMS Providers who died in the line of duty during 2005 will be added to the NYS EMS Memorial Tree of Life in a service to be held on May 17th, 2006 at 11 am at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Any agency wishing to send Corps vehicles (ambulances or fly cars) to the service can register to do so with DOH by contacting Donna Gerard at 402-0996 ext 3. Click here for a PDF flyer advertising the Memorial Service. Agency members are encouraged to attend – no registration is required for individuals.