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All Hazard Health Services Capacity Management Plan - LEVEL 4 (Enhanced Surveillance)

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EMS Solicitations Name and Commodity Code(s)

RFP 11597

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Comprehensive Evaluation of Base Hospital System and Trauma Catchment

80100000, 80101504 and 85100000

Interested parties must register in BuyNet and select appropriate commodity codes in order to receive updates.   BuyNet registration instructions.

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Medication shortage information

The San Diego County EMS Office is aware that normal saline, epinephrine 1:10,000 1 mg/10 mL (0.1 mg/mL) pre-filled syringes, and injectable dextrose 50% vials are in limited supply and may be difficult to obtain.

Please see the EMS Medical Director's communications regarding these shortages:

Normal saline-related guidance  
April 20, 2022  
   
Epinephrine-related guidance  
April 7, 2022
Use of expired medications
 
April 7, 2022
New option for push-dose epinephrine preparation
 
March 29, 2022 Mitigation strategies  
February 28, 2022   Cardiac and push-dose epinephrine guidance   
     
Dextrose-related guidance  
February 28, 2022    

 

Notify County EMS via EMSNotifications@sdcounty.ca.gov when medication or supply shortages resolve. 

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COVID-19 information for EMS professionals

COVID-19 Information for EMS

 

 

More information from County EMS, including links to policy updates and guidance for EMS professionals, are posted on this page.

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Behavioral health program for first responders

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The Fire Captain Ryan Mitchell behavioral health support program is a free, confidential 24/7 peer-supported referral hotline.

This program aims to increase awareness about local mental health resources and decrease the stigma and barriers associated with First Responders seeking behavioral health support services.

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CoSD LEMSIS

The County of San Diego EMS, with the cooperation of local EMS partners, has implemented a new electronic, cloud-based data program, called the CoSD Local EMS Information System (CoSD LEMSIS):

  • All prehospital personnel credentialing is now online through the LEMSIS Licensing Portal
  • For more information on the whole system, click HERE
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EMS Reference Materials

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County EMS Grantville offices have officially moved! 

All County EMS Staff are working remotely. There are NO in-person services available. Please call 619-285-6429 or email us with any questions.

 

Here is our new mailing address:

San Diego County EMS Office (MS O-202)
5510 Overland Avenue, Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92123-1239

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