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.

System Maintenance:

 All EMS Applications, including the EMS Portal, will be down for scheduled maintenance on Sunday, January 14,
2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.


EMS Bulletin – Winter Edition
In this issue – The 38th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium Event Recap, 2018 Va. EMS Symposium Call for Presentations, Suspicious Activity Reporting, Winter Weather Preparedness, 2018 Governor’s EMS Awards, Food Safety, Nasal Naloxone Grant Opportunity, EMT Psychomotor Examination, EMS Scholarship Program, Va. EMS for Children EMS Agency Data Collection Survey. 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 >>

Opioid Addiction
On November 21, 2016, the State Health Commissioner, the Virginia Department of Health Professions and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services announced that the opioid addiction crisis is a public health emergency in Virginia. More >>

Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies – NO COST Grant Opportunity for Licensed EMS Agencies
The Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is announcing a NO COST grant opportunity to licensed EMS agencies for nasal naloxone to be administered by EMS personnel.  More >>

National Registry Recertification 2.0 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 National Continued Competency Program (NCCP). All providers recertifying in the 2018 certification cycle are utilizing the 2012 NCCP requirements. 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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