Office of Emergency Medical Services

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 Downtime

The Virginia EMS Portal and all web applications associated with the portal database (e.g. Course Lookup, EMS Provider Search, etc.) will be down for maintenance on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 5:00 PM until April 3, 2020 at 3:00 AM.  We appreciate your patience while our IT teams conduct this important maintenance on our database.


National Registry Recertification 2.0 Process - Revised 10-18-2019
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 2020 certification cycle are utilizing the 2016 NCCP requirements. More >>

OEMS Legislative Grid and Report
Every Friday during the 2020 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. Copies of both documents are available for download each week. More >>

Make the Call Campaign
This job is difficult and stressful. Some days are amazing, leaving you with a smile on your face. Some days are not. That's where the “Make the Call” campaign comes in. Our goal is to remind first responders and those who know and love them, that it is okay to make the call. It is okay to reach out for help. Download the media
toolkit today. 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 >>

1041 Technology Park Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23059 • Directions
1-800-523-6019 (VA only) • 804-888-9100 (Main Office)
804-888-9120 (Training Office) • 804-371-3108 (Fax)

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