News & Announcements
Two updates for Saratoga County AHA CPR Instructors have been scheduled and one more will likely be announced shortly. All currently certified instructors should attend one of the following sessions:
- April 22 (Tues) – Stillwater Rescue Squad EMS Training Center 7-10 pm
- May 22 (Thurs) – Wilton EMS 7-10 pm
Attendees must pre-register by email to Kathy Barton at email@example.com. Purchase of a new Instructor Manual is also required prior to attending the update. Instructor Manuals are available for $25 (item # 70-2563) from any of the following vendors:
REMO will run an EMT-Intermediate course at Malta Ambulance Corps starting January 6, 2003 and concluding in April. The course will meet Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 – 10 pm. Persons wishing to take this course must complete a 3 part entrance exam consisting of a written exam, oral exam, and complete practical skills exam. For further info, email Jim Bottillo at JimBottillo@hotmail.com or call REMO at 464-5097.
The EMS Council lowered the ambulance mutual aid “roll over” point from 12 minutes to 10 minutes, effective January 1, 2003.
The Saratoga County Mutual Aid Plan was updated in January 2003 (revising the September 1995 edition). Single copies were mailed to all EMS agencies by the Office of Emergency Services. Additional Copies may be downloaded by clicking on the Downloads button at the top of this page.
All American Heart Association Instructors are asked to complete a revised Instructor Information form and submit it to Kathy Barton. The new AHA First Aid course will roll out in March/April this year and requires an instructor training session to be eligible to teach. Contact Kathy Barton with any questions, information needs, or other concerns about CPR/First Aid Instructor issues.