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.
Alert! System Outage Information
Due to scheduled maintenance, there will be a system-wide internet outage on Sunday, April 23 from midnight to 6 a.m. During this outage the VDH/OEMS website and all system applications will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
The EMS Portal will be down for maintenance on the morning of Monday, April 24, 2017 at 9 AM. We anticipate the system being available no later than the evening of Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Thank you for your patience while we complete these updates to the system.
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Trauma Center Fund Announcement
Important information for the Virginia Trauma Care Community regarding the Virginia Supreme Court Rule 1:24. More >>
New National Registry Recertification Process
This Quick Guide has been developed to assist Virginia providers who are certified with National Registry to complete their recertification application based on the new National Continued Competency Program (NCCP). Virginia transitioned all providers to the 2012 NCCP recertification requirements on July 1, 2016. More >>
Town Hall Meetings to Discuss the Future of Intermediate-99
The Office of EMS has scheduled town hall meetings across the Commonwealth to discuss the future of Intermediate-99. More >>