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Updated S3 (Staffing) Policy goes into effect immediately.

March 27, 2020
Here is the updated S3 policy that is going into effect immediately. It replaced and supersedes the previous S3 policy. This gives you flexibility while we are operating under Contingency and heaven forbid if we have to switch to Crisis operations. All new language is underlined and almost all of it under Crisis operation comes directly from a memo we received from Ashley Theole, Chief IDPH Division of EMS. Read More
BREAKING NEWS

2020 Covid-19 App available March 26

March 26, 2020
The EMS App has been updated for Covid-19. If users go to google play, they can find the update. The Apple IoS update should go out later today. Read More
BREAKING NEWS

NWC EMSS Covid-19 Briefing for March 26 2020

March 26, 2020
Here is the IDPH Update for 3/26/20, along with some information from the system. Read More
BREAKING NEWS

PWW Offers legal guidance related to Covid-19

March 26, 2020
In this message, PWW answers many of the HIPAA-related questions we have received. Read More
BREAKING NEWS

New Guidelines for patients not transported with suspected Covid-19

March 25, 2020
Now that we provided the option of not transporting asymptomatic and symptomatic patients at low risk, it is also prudent to have something you can give them regarding what they should do to reduce transmission to others in the home. Read More
BREAKING NEWS

EPA Approved products for disinfecting SARS-CoV-2

March 25, 2020
This is an updated list of the EPA-approved products that may be used in disinfecting surfaces for SARS-CoV-2. Read More

NWC EMSS Covid-19 Guidelines on 3/24

March 24, 2020
These guidelines bring together everything that has been discussed in the last couple of System memos into one place with references. It also provides –for the first time- criteria for NOT transporting patients at no or low risk. This, in essence, is our SOP for this condition during the public health emergency. Read More
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