The Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is responsible for planning and coordinating an effective and efficient statewide EMS system. Our programs and services are designed to assure quality prehospital patient care, from when the call is received by the 911 center to the delivery of the patient to the trauma center or hospital.
In preparation for the upcoming renovations to the Office of EMS, the entrance to the 1001 Technology Park Drive location is now closed. All visitors to the office for any matter are asked to use the 1041 Technology Park Drive location entrance. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. If you have any questions, you may contact the office at (804) 888-9100.
Symposium Call for Presentations Deadline Extended
The Office of EMS has extended the Virginia EMS Symposium Call for Presentations deadline until January 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Learn more about submitting presentations for one of the nation’s premier educational opportunities for EMS providers and Registered Nurses to obtain continuing education and network. More >>
OEMS Legislative Grid and Report
Every Friday during the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session, OEMS will provide the State EMS Advisory Board members, Regional EMS Councils and other EMS stakeholders an OEMS Legislative Grid and Report on all legislation we are tracking at this point. More >>
Fall 2018 Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies Grant Opportunity
Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies is a NO COST grant opportunity for licensed EMS agencies to receive Nasal Naloxone between November 26, 2018 and March 29, 2019. All licensed EMS agencies are eligible to apply for Nasal Naloxone regardless of prior funding status. Eligible applicants may apply through E-GIFT to have the Naloxone shipped at NO COST to their agency. More >>
New EMS Education Coordinator Program
The new EMS Education Coordinator program launched February 1, 2018. Those wishing to become an EMS Education Coordinator must complete an online application to initiate the process. More >>
Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact (REPLICA)
The Nation’s first EMS Compact announces date for first official meeting where the interstate commission will be seated. More >>
EMS Scholarship Program
The Virginia Office of EMS is pleased to announce the new EMS Scholarship Program for students enrolled in initial EMS certification programs. Learn more about scholarship opportunities. More >>
National Registry Recertification 2.0 Process – Revised 12-15-2018
This Quick Guide has been developed to assist Virginia providers who are certified with National Registry to complete their recertification application based on the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP). All providers recertifying in the 2019 certification cycle are utilizing the 2016 NCCP requirements. More >>