Welcome to Home Page for the

NORTH COUNTRY
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM AGENCY 

A combined effort of the North Country EMS Program Agency, 
 
North Country EMS is proud to serve
Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties of Northern New York State
  

Online CME website

 

**PLEASE NOTE THAT WHEN FAXING OUR OFFICE YOU MUST PUT "315" INFRONT OF OUR NUMBER, If you don't we will not get it**

FAX NUMBER- (315)755-2022

 

Recent News and Announcements

The North Country Regional Medical Director and the NYS Bureau of EMS have approved North Country EMS agencies to use certain product/lot numbers past their expiration date due to the critical drug shortage.  This extension applies only to the Atropine Sulfate and Epinephrine.

List of approved product/lot numbers and the extended date can be found at  

https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugShortages/ucm563360.htm

If your agency is unable to get any other medications that the FDA has extended the date on, please contact our office so we can get the appropriate approvals to use them. 

 

• DOH Notification on C. Aruis Infection 

• Lewis County Search and Rescue EMT Advance Class- contact Justin Astafan 315-376-7745 ext 400 or email at: jastafan@lcsr-ems.org 

• Guilfoule Ambualnce Service ACLS and PALS Course

• Jefferson County EMT Advanced Class- More Info HERE

• Southern Hospitality CME Weekend- January 19th-21st 2018

• FDA MedWatch - Nexterone (amiodarone HCl) 150 mg/100 mL Premixed Injection: Recall - Presence Of Particulate Matter

• FDA MedWatch - Infant/Child Reduced Energy Defibrillation Electrodes by Cardinal Health: Voluntary Field Action

• Job Opportunity at Ogdensburg Rescue! Click Here For Details! 

• Advanced Burn Life Support- More Info

• Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Reponders- Info Sheet & Recommendations

• NAEMT Free Guild for Developing an EMS Agency Safety Program- Flyer & Guide 

• VFIS EMERGENCY VEHICLE DRIVER TRAINING INSTRUCTOR CLASS- More Info Contact Bruce Wright

• Gouverneur Hospital Emergency Department Temp. Relocation

• New Federal Guidance for Injury Prevention 

• Pediatric Resource- Upstate Medical University

• Weinstein EMS Lecture Series- November 10th 

• CNY Certified Instructor Coordinator Course 

• Emergency Response To Domest Biological Incidents Traing- More INFO

• Employment Opportunity- RB Lawrence

• SAVE THE DATE- SUNY Upstate Conferences- Click HERE for more Info! 

• Child Passenger Safety Technician Training in St. Lawrence County- Details HERE!

• DEA and Niosh Guidnece Documents on Fentanyl Click the following Links for more information-

• 2017/2018 REMAC REMSCO Calendar 

• Elimra Police Narcotics Press Release

 Physio-Control Issues RECALL of Lifepak 1000 Defibrilator: CLICK HERE!!!

 Emergency Department Access - University Hospital: More Info!

2016 Regional Update  (Click here!)

Use of seatbelts in fire vehicles and ambulance: Click here!

New Regional Provider Credentialing Manual with Online CME Instructions: Click here!

New ambulance parking at Gouverneur Hospital: click here for map

 Jefferson Country safe medicine disposal sites: please share!

Fentanyl alert from NYS DOH OASAS (August 2016)

ATTENTION ALL NYS CIC'S AND CLI'S! Please click here for an Instructor Exam Update from NYS

• Northern New York Trauma Registry Regional Progress Report (issued by NYS): click here for the report

• MEMO from SUNY Upstate regarding Trauma transports: click here to read

 

 

North Country Regional Messages from Ann:

Calling the office:

When calling us at the office please leave us a message if we do not answer when you initially call. We are both very good about returning messages promptly, but sometimes we may be on the other line when you call initially.  We are very committed to being available to you, and providing you with timely responses. Thank you!

» Office phone numbers:

Ann Smith (315)755-2020, ext. 56

Jonathan Cole (315)755-2020, ext. 52

 

PCRs (Attention all Transporting and ALSFR Agencies): 

The research copy of all previous month’s paper PCR’s should be mailed to the following address by the 15thof each month:
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FDRHPO North Country Program Agency
120 Washington Street, Suite 200
Watertown, NY 13601
 
Blank PCR’s can be requested from our office or can be picked at various locations in the North Country. For a list of locations, see the bottom of our Forms page (under our Resources link).