Tag: EMS

Angela Kuremsky is EMS Council’s Outstanding Nurse Contributor

Angela Kuremsky, RN, an emergency room nurse at Augusta Health, was named the 2016 Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS.


Central Shenandoah EMS Council announces 2016 Regional EMS Award winners

Central Shenandoah EMS Council honored the dedication and commitment of its Emergency Medical Services providers.


Central Shenandoah EMS Council kicks off National EMS Week

Central Shenandoah EMS Council kicked off National Emergency Medical Services Week on Sunday.


Central Shenandoah EMS Council opens nominations for award program

Central Shenandoah EMS Council is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Regional EMS Awards program, which consists of 12 state-level and two local awards.


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Governor’s EMS Awards announced at annual EMS Symposium

The 2015 Governor’s Emergency Medical Services Award winners were recently announced at the 36th annual Governor’s EMS Awards Ceremony in Norfolk.


Central Shenandoah EMS Council announces regional EMS award winners

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council honored the dedication and commitment of its emergency medical services providers at the council’s regional awards ceremony June 3 at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton.


Central Shenandoah EMS Council EMT programs receive accreditation

Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that it recently received accreditation from the Virginia Office of EMS (OEMS) for its Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training programs.


Matt Lawler receives Governor’s 2014 Excellence in EMS Award

Central Shenandoah EMS Council announced that its Director of EMS Programs, Matt Lawler has been awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in EMS.


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CSEMS announces new board appointments

Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc., a regional EMS planning and training body, announced that four current members were reelected and one new member has been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.


Albemarle goes gold in Virginia Municipal League Green Government Challenge

Albemarle County has received a gold level certification in the 2014 Green Government Challenge, which is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s (VML) larger Go Green Virginia environmental initiative that kicked off in late 2007.


Commonwealth taking additional steps to safeguard against Ebola

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that the Commonwealth is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group. This group is responsible for coordinating resources and personnel.


EMU sets records for enrollment and diversity while adding grad programs

Enrollment at Eastern Mennonite University this fall set new records, including a record-high number of students who are ethnic minorities or come from other countries.


Community info session on ambulance billing for Western Albemarle

As a result of two new important changes to Albemarle County’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) billing program, Albemarle County Fire Rescue and Western Albemarle Rescue Squad will be holding a community information session on August 25, 2014 at the Crozet Library meeting room from 6:30 – 8:00pm.


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Area recruitment and retention campaign kicks off

The Central Shenandoah Emergency Medical Services Council (CSEMS) officially launches its recruitment and retention campaign Friday, August 15, at the Rockingham County Fair.


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Two new EMS educators hired at Central Shenandoah EMS Council

Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce that we have hired two new educators to join our staff. The addition of two new educators is key to our ability to offer a full range of EMS educational programming to include our new paramedic training program which is on track for the fall of 2015.


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Local fire, EMTs earn Mission: Lifeline recognition

Augusta County Fire and Rescue has achieved the 2014 Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Recognition Award and the Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad and Waynesboro First Aid Crew have achieved the 2014 Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Recognition Award from the American Heart Association.