The EHSF staff continues to closely monitor and respond to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) challenges. We take great care to align all recommendations from our office with state and federal guidance and resources. We are attempting to communicate frequently, while also making every attempt to reduce redundant communications We are involved in daily conference calls, and willprovide a weekly summary update for all stakeholders.
The EHSF is seeking evaluators for the BLS and ALS psychomotor examination team. Interested evaluators need to hold PA EMS certification at or above the EMT level. Evaluators do NOT need to be certified as EMS instructors or have experience with EMS education. The EHSF will provide orientation and training. exam dates and times vary: weekday evening, weekday daytime, and Saturday morning. Exam dates are scheduled in advance, and evaluators select the frequency and specific exams they wish to work.
The EHSF is proud to recognition EMS agencies, providers, and 9-1-1 dispatchers as they serve the citizens of South Central Pennsylvania. The following documents explain the EHSF's commendation awards program to provide recognition. The award request form is also available.
The EHSF's Regional Communications Committee (RCC) consists of representation from each of the county public safety answering points (PSAPs) or 9-1-1 centers within the region. Together the PSAPs generated and approved the Regional Communications Committee Communications Manual to provide guidance to EMS dispatching and response.