Emergency Medical Services

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ems week

Happy EMS Week from FDRHPO and NCEMS!

  There is no greater gift in life than to serve a purpose greater than oneself. As EMS providers, you are often called to see people at the worst hour of their lives; called to bring light to their dark and troubling time. You are the hands people hold for […]


Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Announces Full-Time Paramedic/AEMT-CC Position

The Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Inc. (OVRS) is seeking candidates for the full-time position of paramedic/AEMT-CC. Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue provides emergency 911 services to the City of Ogdensburg and its surrounding rural areas. It also provides transport from local hospitals to higher level care hospitals upon request. The rescue squad […]

ems memorial dedication

EMS Memorial Dedication to be Held May 21st

An EMS Memorial Dedication will be held Tuesday, May 21st, at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. This annual ceremony honors fallen Emergency Medical Service providers from across New York State. Those being remembered this year are: William Ryan, Bay Community VAC Joeddy E. Friszell, FDNY EMS Felipe A. Torre, […]

ems on tour tool kit

Now Available: “EMS on Tour” Tool Kit

In a previous Director’s Newsletter, I mentioned that “EMS on Tour” Day will be observed statewide on Sunday, May 19th. Now, as we get closer to that date, I’m happy to pass along an EMS on Tour tool kit from the NYS Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. As a reminder, […]

Two Open Positions Available on North Country REMAC

The North Country Regional Emergency Medical Services Committee is accepting applications for the following Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (REMAC) positions: Jefferson County – ALS provider Lewis County – BLS Provider Please submit your application to the FDRHPO North Country EMS Program Agency by close of business on May 28, […]

Fort Drum EMS Day Scheduled for June 8th

To build stronger and more efficient regional emergency medical service capabilities, the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and Fort Drum’s Medical Simulation Training Center are working together to host the North Country’s first Fort Drum EMS Day. This joint education and training opportunity will bring together military medics and […]