Facebook logo Follow us on Twitter

COUNTY OF MONTEREY

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Nationally Accredited for Providing Quality Health Services

HOW DO I?


 

Calendar Grid 973999

February 2020

Feb 2020

Calendar Grid 973999
S M T W T F S
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29

EMS Agency Updates and Notices

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Published on November 30, 2017. Last modified on February 11, 2020


training Material

DATE
TOPIC
SUMMARY

1/15/2020
Ambulance Contract Extension with Amendments
On January 14, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved an amendment to the current ambulance agreement to:
  1. Extend the agreement for two years to January 31, 2022
  2. Allows the use of Basic Life Support (BLS) interfacility transports for both inside and outside the County as deemed medically appropriate. This frees up Advanced Life Support (paramedic ALS) ambulances for emergencies.
  3. Allows better flexibility to staff large Monterey County special events with both fire-based Monterey County ambulance as well as outside ambulance resources as needed.

1/15/2020
Improvement to the EMS System
The EMS Agency has implemented new expanded basic scope provisions for EMT with the following impact to the EMS System:
  1. The Monterey County EMS Agency approved County wide EMT Basic Scope expansion to include allowing EMT administration of Naloxone, the lifesaving antidote to narcotic overdoses, and performance of blood glucose checks on scene.
REVIEW


2020 Training Materials