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Non-Transport During the Covid-19 Pandemic - System Memo # 388 and Form

March 30, 2020
The new Covid-19 No Transport form was created because the patient acknowledgement statement is very different for these types of calls than a regular refusal of service. The nature of patients that are even eligible for this type of no transport determination is limited and different from usual refusals. Updated on 3/31 to include the form in Spanish. Read More

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

Drug & Supply List for ambulances has been updated on 3/19/20

March 19, 2020
There is a new update to the Drug & Supply List. Read More

Designated Infection Control Officer (DICO) list is updated 3 19 20

March 19, 2020
There is an updated DICO List available here and under the Policy Manual Page. Read More

ASPR Infectious Disease Playbook is now available

February 26, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) has released this document, meant for EMS personnel. Read More
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