Emergency Medical Services

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COVID-19 Resources

As a way to help get the most accurate information to you all as quickly as possible, we have made some changes to our website. Now when you go to our page you will see three, large red buttons, pictured below. They will direct you to The CDC’s Guidance For […]

FDA Alerts Patients and Health Care Professionals of EpiPen Auto-injector Errors Related to Device Malfunctions and User Administration

ISSUE: FDA is alerting patients, caregivers, and health care professionals that EpiPen 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15 mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic versions, may potentially have delayed injection or be prevented from properly injecting due to various factors outlined in the attached. RECOMMENDATIONS: Health care providers, patients, and […]

NYS BEMS Viral Pandemic Triage Protocol – 03.22.20

Please find the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services’ EMS Viral Pandemic Triage Protocol and a hand out to provide to your Patients not transported. As always, stay safe and healthy, and please check back to the Bureau’s website for the most recent updates,  

COVID-19 cost recovery for fire and EMS departments

Across the nation, fire and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations are engaged in community-wide efforts to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. This effort could have a significant negative impact on organizational and community budgets. One prominent way your department can obtain fiscal support is through the Federal […]

Canton-Potsdam Hospital EMS Key FOB’s Disabled

Canton-Potsdam Hospital will be disabling all EMS FOBs until further notice. EMS agencies should utilize the A-phone to contact the ED once they arrive to be granted admission to the facility. We request that no more than two EMS personnel enter the ED proper with the transported patient. Linen has […]

NCEMS Agency Staff Contact Information

Due to rising concerns over COVID 19, Ann and Jonathan will be working remotely from their homes. Both Ann and Jonathan are set up at their homes with PCRs and Narcan and are reachable by calling their respective office lines, Ann: 315-755-2020 ext 56, Jonathan: 315-755-2020 ext. 52 as well […]