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Posted on in Committees

The agenda for the December 7, 2017 meeting of the Mendocino Emergency Medical Care Committee is now available.

Update: Due to the multiple fires in Sonoma County we are cancelling the EMS Stakeholder meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 10th. We will reschedule when once the situation stabilizes.

On September 25, 2017, Sonoma County Department of Health Services Director Barbie Robinson sent a letter directed to EMS System Stakeholders (pdf) in regard to the EMS ordinance revision and stakeholder engagement process:

Following the direction provided by Director Robinson, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS) and Coastal Valleys EMS Agency (CVEMSA) are convening an EMS workgroup. This workgroup will have the opportunity to engage with various aspects of EMS in Sonoma County, including the establishment of non-competitive operating areas, designing an Request for Proposal for the Exclusive Operating Area serving Santa Rosa and surrounding communities, and updating the Sonoma County EMS ordinance, as well as other issues that arise throughout the process.

The first meeting will take place on October 10th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM at the Sonoma County Water Agency (details below). The initial meeting is open to anyone interested in participating. We hope you can make it.

RSVPs for the meeting are requested to help us ensure the size of the meeting space is adequate, but not required. Here is a link to a Survey Monkey page for that purpose: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/89PBCFP

Please direct any questions or concerns to James Salvante at (707) 565-6503 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Initial EMS Workgroup Meeting
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Sonoma County Water Agency
404 Aviation Blvd, Redwood Conference Room
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Posted on in Committees

The agenda for the September 7, 2017 meeting of the Mendocino County Emergency Medical Care Committee is now available.

The agenda for the July 24, 2017 meeting of the Sonoma County Medical Advisory Committee is now available.

The agenda for the July 24, 2017 meeting of the Regional Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) is now available.

Posted on in Policy Updates

Greetings Mendocino and Sonoma County EMS System Providers,

Please find attached the final release 2017 version of the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency (CVEMSA) Multi-Casualty Incident (MCI) Plan.

Multi-Casualty Incident Management Plan, July 2017 pdf968.11 KB

The MCI Plan was revised through the diligent effort put forth by a group of system partners that was inclusive of Fire, Ambulance and Emergency Communications disciplines. The intent of the group was to make the plan useable and relevant; including current practices as well as looking forward to the incorporation of current technology.

The workgroup as well as CVEMSA understand that the plan as a document is meaningless without training and implementation. The EMS Agency is working now to develop train-the-trainer curriculum for delivery through our Region in a process following the model of previous Cardiac Arrest Management and Spinal Motion Restriction training.

We are asking our provider agency partners to review the final plan, and to work with us in the coming year as we identify training sites and roll out the plan. CVEMSA will post updates on our website and distribute information via our provider agency liaisons.

Any questions regarding plan content should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Coastal Valleys EMS Agency
195 Concourse Blvd., Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 565-6501
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