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Southside Virginia Emergency Crew Makes History With First Ever Female Director

Jennifer Lewis makes history in her new position as the first-ever female director of operations within the agency.
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Richmond (VA) Ambulance Authority Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) celebrated its 30th anniversary Thursday serving the City of Richmond.
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VA Office of EMS Uses Cloud-Based Telematics to Track Fleet

The Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services (VOEMS) is using cloud-based telematics technology to better manage its vehicle fleet.
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Newport News (VA) Launches Community Assistance Response Program

The Community Assistance Response program places trained paramedics and mental health professionals at the forefront of calls for service when a person is having a crisis.

Virginia County EMS to Offer Urgent Care Option

The move falls under the Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) pilot program which is set to last five years.
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Richmond (VA) Considers Slashing Ambulance Authority Budget by $1 Million

The Authority requires more funds so it can hire more emergency responders and buy more protective medical equipment.
Virginia Beach Department of EMS

Several Hurt in Virginia Beach (VA) Rollover

Five people were hurt when a private ambulance crashed in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Police are investigating how the crash occurred.

Virginia IsoPod Training

Crews have conducted training with the IsoPod, a device designed to isolate highly infectious or (internally) chemically contaminated patients.
Fauquier County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management

Fauquier County (VA) EMS Providers Vaccinate Elderly Residents in Their Homes

EMS providers in one Virginia county spent Thursday going door-to-door to vaccinate some of the most vulnerable to COVID-19.
Virginia Beach Fire Department

Worker Pulled from Virginia Beach (VA) Dry Well after Falling 30 Feet

A Virginia Beach maintenance worker was taken to a local hospital after falling 30 feet into a sewage pump house dry well Tuesday morning.