#GMVEMSC: GMVEMSC County Representative and Alternate Nominations Needed

To: GMVEMSC members

 

From: Nominations Committee Co-Chair Chad Hollinger

 

Re: County Representative and Alternates

 

On November 24, 2020; at the regular meeting of the GMVEMSC we will hold our election for county representatives/alternates.

 

Currently, those nominated are:

 

  • Butler Co.: Brian Sebald – Trenton FD, Jordon Peters – Madison Twp. FD, Justin Carroll – Wayne Twp. FD
  • Champaign Co.: Dan Welty – Christiansburg FD, Brad Kennedy – JSP Fire District
  • Clark Co.: Felix Shanahan – Springfield Fire Rescue Division, Leslie Gardone – German Township

 

Darke & Greene Counties have representative boards at the county level. Darke County has confirmed that the representative and alternate will remain the same. I am waiting for confirmation from Greene County of the same.

 

Additionally, council is in need of a Grants Committee Chairperson and Nominations Committee Chairperson and two members at-large for the Nominations Committee.

 

Nominations  can be sent to gmvemsc@gdaha.org and will be accepted until the start of voting at the November meeting.

 

 

Chad

 

Chad Hollinger

Nominations Committee Chair

Greater Miami Valley EMS Council

CHollinger@sidneyoh.com

 

 

#GMVEMSC Jobs: FW: Now Hiring: Miami County Local Emergency Planning Committee Information Coordinator

Hello All,

 

I’d just like to make you aware that we are seeking applicants for the PART TIME position of LEPC Information Coordinator.

 

Please share this with anyone you think would be suitable.

 

The application is online at the following link:

 

https://miamicountyohio.gov/333/Job-Opportunities

 

Thanks so much for your consideration.

 

Respectfully,

 

Joel Smith

Director

Miami County Emergency Management Agency

510 W. Water St.

Troy, OH  45373

Ph: 937-332-8560

Cell: 937-308-9570

jsmith@miamicountyohio.gov

 

Please note that Miami County EMA employee E-mails have changed to a new domain.  The new format/domain is:  first initial lastname@miamicountyohio.gov.

 

 

 

 

#GMVEMSC Jobs: Employment Opportunity - Huber Heights FD

City of Huber Heights Fire Division

Level II Firefighter/Paramedic

 

The City of Huber Heights is a progressive Fire Division that is comprised of 54 career Firefighter/Paramedics serving a community of over 40,000 residents utilizing state-of-art equipment and procedures.  The City is conducting a written examination to establish an eligibility list for hiring of full-time Firefighter/Paramedic, one to be filled immediately and up to five additional positions in 2021.

 

Process will include a written examination and oral interview.  Prior to appointment, candidate must submit to an extensive background investigation, truth verification test, drug screen, physical ability test, physical and psychological examination. Written examination will be held on December 5, 2020 at 9:00 AM, location TBD.  Individuals with the top 25 scores from written exam will move forward to the interview process which will occur the week of December 14, 2020.

Minimum Requirements: Applicant must be at least 18 years of age; High School Diploma or GED equivalent; possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License; must possess an Ohio Level II Firefighter and Paramedic certificates or possess either certificate and/or are currently enrolled in a training program to complete the Level II and/or Paramedic.  Applicant must possess both an Ohio Level II Firefighter and Paramedic certifications prior to appointment.

 

The 2021 salary range is $51,899.64 to $75,396.36 with a five-step pay process. Benefits include, but not limited to, annual holiday bonus, 10 EDO’s, 36 hours personal leave, sick leave and vacation accrual (up to 15 days based on previous service credit) and excellent health insurance benefits.

 

Qualified applicants should submit an application by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020 to Human Resources Department, 6131 Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, OH  45424 or apply online at www.hhoh.org.  The City of Huber Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

#GMVEMSC: Join Us Online for LIVE EMS Instructor Update Series

Premier Health EMS Center of Excellence invites you to our 6 hour LIVE online continuing education series for EMS Instructor Update.

This can be watched LIVE or recorded, but you must register for the event.

 

See attachment. Please share with your EMS Instructors.  

 

 

Registration is REQUIRED!!

 

Or Visit:

https://tinyurl.com/2020Instructor

 

Must register before December 1st.

 

If you have any questions please contact weR4ems@premierhealth.com

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#GMVEMSC Training: FW: (U) FIrst Responder Summit: Wellness, Self-Care and Resilience

 

(U//FOUO)  This e-mail is a notification that a product titled “(U) First Responder Summit: Wellness, Self-Care and Resilience” has been posted to The Communication and Information Management System (CIMS) at https://services.dps.ohio.gov/CIMS/Login.aspx.

(U) Intended Audience: Law Enforcement, Fire Service, EMS, Dispatch, and Corrections

(U) Plans are underway to provide training and technical assistance for those who work with First Responders at a later date.

(U) This information may also be accessed on CIMS by clicking the link: https://services.dps.ohio.gov/CIMS/Public/Login.aspx?ShowSoar=31407

(U) This online summit will take place on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 8:00am until 4:15pm. Ohio EMA Director Sima Merick will provide the opening keynote address regarding partnerships and collaboration. A number of topics will be covered including assisting First Responder families, building relationships between the First Responder community and mental health resources in their area, immediate and long term effects of trauma on First Responders. The Summit will feature lived experience panel who will talk about their journey to wellness and resilience.

(U) There is no cost for attendance. You may register in advance if you have a State Fire Academy account or you can join us the day of the summit through the attached links:

First Responder Summit: Wellness, Self-Care, and Resilience - Morning Session

First Responder Summit: Wellness, Self-Care, and Resilience - Afternoon Session

For questions, please contact Steve Click, First Responder Liaison, Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services: Steven.click@mha.ohio.gov; 614-466-9938.

(U//FOUO)  For more questions or concerns regarding CIMS please contact CIMS@dps.ohio.gov.

Very Respectfully,

Ohio Homeland Security

The Ohio Department of Public Safety

SAIC@dps.ohio.gov

1-877-647-4683

 

 

 

 

#GMVEMSC: FW: Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing CANCELLED

Release
July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Cancelled

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County is cancelling the planed COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Day previously scheduled for Monday, August 3 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

Public Health is reassessing its testing procedures to ensure results will be given in a timely manner and to better improve our testing results notification process.

Public Health apologizes for the inconvenience and is working with our partners to provide a new round of testing opportunities in the near future. Until then, alternative sites may be found here https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/testing-ch-centers/

 

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#GMVEMSC Training: FW: Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing CANCELLED

Release
July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Cancelled

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County is cancelling the planed COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Day previously scheduled for Monday, August 3 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

Public Health is reassessing its testing procedures to ensure results will be given in a timely manner and to better improve our testing results notification process.

Public Health apologizes for the inconvenience and is working with our partners to provide a new round of testing opportunities in the near future. Until then, alternative sites may be found here https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/testing-ch-centers/

 

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#GMVEMSC: FW: Greene County Pop Up Testing

 


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#GMVEMSC Training: FW: Greene County Pop Up Testing

 


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#GMVEMSC: FW: Free COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing

Free COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing
No Appointment or Doctor Recommendation Needed

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County is providing free pop-up COVID-19 testing for the public.
No appointment or doctor recommendation needed.
Help protect your family, friends and coworkers.
For questions call the COVID-19 Information Line at 937-225-6217.

Please note:
Public Health cannot test people who have already tested positive for COVID-19.
Public Health does not provide "back-to-work" notes or testing.


Monday, August 3, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton

Media Availability
Monday, August 3 at 11:30 am
Interviews available from 11:30 am to Noon.
Note for Media: Masks are required for those in attendance.
Please keep your distance from one another as we expect to have people in attendance with active cases of COVID-19.

 

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#GMVEMSC Training: FW: Free COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing

Free COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing
No Appointment or Doctor Recommendation Needed

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County is providing free pop-up COVID-19 testing for the public.
No appointment or doctor recommendation needed.
Help protect your family, friends and coworkers.
For questions call the COVID-19 Information Line at 937-225-6217.

Please note:
Public Health cannot test people who have already tested positive for COVID-19.
Public Health does not provide "back-to-work" notes or testing.


Monday, August 3, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton

Media Availability
Monday, August 3 at 11:30 am
Interviews available from 11:30 am to Noon.
Note for Media: Masks are required for those in attendance.
Please keep your distance from one another as we expect to have people in attendance with active cases of COVID-19.

 

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#GMVEMSC: GMVEMSC CQI Meeting - August 4th - 11:30 a.m. via Zoom

The next meeting of the GMVEMSC CQI Committee is scheduled for Tuesday, August 4th – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Zoom meeting access information is included below:

Join Zoom Meeting Online:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88566839363?pwd=TmhPVU0xWEQ0YTBFMzRjZG5GR0hmUT09

Meeting ID: 885 6683 9363
Passcode: 219813

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#GMVEMSC Training: FW: Public Assistance Grants Webinars Scheduled

To view this bulletin in a web browser, click here.

Click for OFCA web site

July 14, 2020

Join Laura Adcock, Disaster Recovery Branch Chief of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency, as she discusses the different grants opportunities that are available to you. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions about these opportunities.

There are two sessions you can choose from: July 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm or August 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Registration is limited to 100 people per session.

To register for the July 30th Webinarclick here.

To register for the August 7th Webinar: click here.


You will receive an email confirmation directly from Zoom after registering for the webinar.


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#GMVEMSC: FW: Public Assistance Grants Webinars Scheduled

To view this bulletin in a web browser, click here.

Click for OFCA web site

July 14, 2020

Join Laura Adcock, Disaster Recovery Branch Chief of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency, as she discusses the different grants opportunities that are available to you. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions about these opportunities.

There are two sessions you can choose from: July 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm or August 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Registration is limited to 100 people per session.

To register for the July 30th Webinarclick here.

To register for the August 7th Webinar: click here.


You will receive an email confirmation directly from Zoom after registering for the webinar.


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#GMVEMSC: Potential for Spread of COVID in EMS Rooms

Please remind everyone that EMS rooms at the hospitals are not safe spaces in terms of spreading the virus – nowhere is.  We are seeing increasing numbers of cases of COVID-19 in public safety personnel, including law enforcement, fire, and EMS. 

 

COVID-19 can be spread by both pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic persons.  EVERYONE IN EMS ROOMS SHOULD DISTANCE THEMSELVES TO THE DEGREE POSSIBLE, AND EVERYONE IN THE EMS ROOM SHOULD BE WEARING A SURGICAL/PROCEDURAL MASK (not a cloth face covering).  Do not overcrowd the EMS Rooms.

 

Remember too that eating in the vicinity of others increases risk of spreading the disease.

 

Information brought to you by Dayton MMRS with approval from Dr. Marriott, Region 3 RPAB Chair.  We gratefully acknowledge the help and support of GMVEMSC, and public health, public safety, emergency management and other agencies and individuals throughout the region. 

 

 

                           David N. Gerstner

                           MMRS/RMRS/EP Coordinator

                           Department of Fire  I  City of Dayton

                           300 N. Main St.  I  Dayton, Ohio 45402

       Office 937.333.4551  I  Fax 937.333.4561  I  www.daytonohio.gov

       24/7 Pager: 937-227-8705 or E-mail 9372278705@archwireless.net
       Cell  937.776.4410

                          david.gerstner@daytonohio.gov  http://DaytonMMRS.org

 


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#GMVEMSC: GMVEMSC Meeting Materials for 2:00 p.m. Today

Good morning,

Attached please find the draft minutes from the May 26th GMVEMSC meeting in preparation for this afternoon’s 2:00 p.m. meeting.

 

Zoom access information is listed below if you have not received it yet:

 

GMVEMSC & DMMRS is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting Online:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88576297909?pwd=WXN4blZVai9aL3NVK3czMUhvSXdsQT09

Meeting ID: 885 7629 7909
Passcode: 640030

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Meeting ID: 885 7629 7909
Passcode: 640030
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kwAsuss52

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Thanks!

Sandy

 

Sandy Lehrter

Office Manager/Executive Assistant

Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association

Greater Miami Valley EMS Council

 

p: 937.424.2374  |  m: 937.307.6553

w: https://gdaha.org  e: slehrter@gdaha.org

a: 241 Taylor St. Suite 130 Dayton, OH 45402

 

 

#GMVEMSC: GMVEMSC Meeting - Tuesday, July 28th - 2:00 p.m.

Good afternoon,

As a reminder, the next meeting of the GMVEMSC is scheduled for tomorrow, July 28th at 2:00 p.m. this meeting is being held virtually via Zoom with access information included below:

GMVEMSC & DMMRS is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting Online:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88576297909?pwd=WXN4blZVai9aL3NVK3czMUhvSXdsQT09

Meeting ID: 885 7629 7909
Passcode: 640030

Join Zoom Meeting Over the Phone:
One tap mobile
+19294362866,,88576297909#,,,,,,0#,,640030# US (New York)
+13017158592,,88576297909#,,,,,,0#,,640030# US (Germantown)

Dial by your location
+1 929 436 2866 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Meeting ID: 885 7629 7909
Passcode: 640030
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kwAsuss52

To Unmute:

  1. On a desktop
    1. Click Unmute on the bottom left of the meeting control panel (clicking again mutes user), or…
    2. Click the blue Unmute over your name or picture, or…
    3. Click Alt + A (click Alt + A again to re-mute)
    4. Pressing and holding the Space Bar unmutes the user temporarily, until spacebar is released
  2. On a Phone
    1. Press * then 6 to mute and unmute user in Zoom meeting
    2. It may be necessary to unmute phone as well

Screen Sharing:

  1. To share your desktop screen, click the Share Screen button in the meeting controls panel at the bottom of the zoom window.
  2. Select one of the screen sharing options (Unless you are trying to share a white board or are using the Zoom app via cellphone, select Screen One).
  3. Click Share

Note: Sharing your screen moves the meeting control panel to a different part of your screen (usually the top). The panel can be moved by clicking and dragging it around your screen.

 

An agenda is attached and the draft minutes from the May 26th meeting will be sent out tomorrow morning.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

Thanks!
Sandy

 

Sandy Lehrter

Office Manager/Executive Assistant

Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association

Greater Miami Valley EMS Council

 

p: 937.424.2374  |  m: 937.307.6553

w: https://gdaha.org  e: slehrter@gdaha.org

a: 241 Taylor St. Suite 130 Dayton, OH 45402

 

 

#GMVEMSC Jobs: Job/Educational Opportunity

JOIN OUR EMT ACADEMY

American Medical Response (AMR), the nation’s leading medical transportation company, is offering Dayton, OH area residents the unique opportunity to earn a paycheck while attending class to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Join our team and feel a sense of pride as a member of a global ambulance service while working alongside some of the best medical transportation providers today.

 

After successful completion of the month-long program, candidates who obtain their Ohio state EMT Certification will be promoted to EMT-B while receiving a commensurate pay increase and comprehensive benefits package.

 

To qualify, you must:

-Be at least 18 years old

-Show proof of a high school diploma or GED

-Have all required immunizations

-Successfully complete the pre-employment screening, including motor vehicle and criminal background checks, drug testing and a physical agility test

 

EMT Academy Schedule Date: SEPTEMBER 8 - OCTOBER 22 MONDAY – THURSDAY Time: 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

 

APPLICATIONS DUE: AUGUST 5

 

To apply, visit www.amr.net/careers

For more information, please email Christina.Renock@gmr.net

 

 

#GMVEMSC Training: Job/Educational Opportunity

JOIN OUR EMT ACADEMY

American Medical Response (AMR), the nation’s leading medical transportation company, is offering Dayton, OH area residents the unique opportunity to earn a paycheck while attending class to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Join our team and feel a sense of pride as a member of a global ambulance service while working alongside some of the best medical transportation providers today.

 

After successful completion of the month-long program, candidates who obtain their Ohio state EMT Certification will be promoted to EMT-B while receiving a commensurate pay increase and comprehensive benefits package.

 

To qualify, you must:

-Be at least 18 years old

-Show proof of a high school diploma or GED

-Have all required immunizations

-Successfully complete the pre-employment screening, including motor vehicle and criminal background checks, drug testing and a physical agility test

 

EMT Academy Schedule Date: SEPTEMBER 8 - OCTOBER 22 MONDAY – THURSDAY Time: 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

 

APPLICATIONS DUE: AUGUST 5

 

To apply, visit www.amr.net/careers

For more information, please email Christina.Renock@gmr.net

 

 

#GMVEMSC Jobs: Employment Opportunity - Troy Fire Department

Troy Fire Department

 

The application process consists of a written examination through the National Testing Network and a City of Troy Application. For information regarding applications, visit www.troyohio.gov/jobs

All Testing and Applications should be completed by August 1, 2020 to be considered for the current vacancy.

 

 

#GMVEMSC Training: FW: Updated Critical COVID-19 Information

 

ohio department of public safety - safety, service, protection

OHIO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Ohio Emergency Medical Services

Robert L. Wagoner, Interim Executive Director

www.ems.ohio.gov

 

 

DPS

EMS

 

Mike DeWine, Governor

Thomas J. Stickrath, Director

 

Jon Husted, Lt. Governor

Robert L. Wagoner, Interim Executive Director

 

 

To: 

Ohio EMS providers, EMS agencies, and EMS medical directors

From: 

Carol A. Cunningham, M.D., FAAEM, FAEMS

 

State Medical Director

Date: 

July 17, 2020

RE:

Updated Critical COVID-19 Information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an updated interim guidance on July 15, 2020.  This updated guidance includes new recommendations for EMS providers in addition to those stated in a previous guidance that were highlighted in my memo on March 10, 2020 (https://www.ems.ohio.gov/links/COVID-19/covid_memo.pdf).  The two key updates are as follows:

  1. In areas with moderate to substantial community transmission, there is a higher incidence of patients with asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic COVID-19 infection. If COVID-19 infection is not suspected based upon the patient’s symptoms and exposure history, EMS providers should follow standard and transmission-based precautions and implement the following procedures:

·         Wear eye protection and a face mask to ensure protection of the eyes, nose, and mouth from all splashes and sprays of infectious materials.

·         Wear an N-95 or equivalent or higher-level respirator (instead of a face mask) when performing aerosol-generating procedures.

·         Respirators with exhalation valves for placement on the patients are not recommended for source control. 

  1. The COVID-19 virus has been added to the list of infectious diseases cited in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009. As such, all medical facilities and public safety answering points (PSAPs) may notify emergency response employees that they are or may about to be exposed to a patient with a life-threatening infectious disease without violating the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

While these are the new items in the CDC interim guidance, I highly recommend that you read the entire document and review the prior recommendations.  The updated document can be accessed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-for-ems.html.

The COVID-19 pandemic response is inherently a dynamic process, and the scientific community continues to learn more about this life-threatening virus with each passing day.  However, one thread remains true.  The maintenance of the healthcare workforce is essential to patient care and survival.  It is imperative that we take care of ourselves in order to have the sufficient ability and resources to care for others.  Although it may sound like a broken record, personal protective equipment (PPE) is only effective if it is worn for each and every patient encounter.  As cited in the CDC guidance, EMS providers should also wear face coverings, preferably a face mask, and practice social distancing and frequent hand washing during their entire shift on duty including the periods of time when not in service.  These measures protect our colleagues as well as our treasured loved ones at home.

During these challenging times, I hope and pray that all of us and our families remain safe and healthy.  Once again, I thank all of you for your dedicated service to Ohio EMS and to the residents and visitors of the State of Ohio.

 


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