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Grants for Frontline Healthcare Workers

The Brave of Heart Fund has grants available for families of frontline healthcare workers and volunteers who lost their lives because of COVID-19. The 2 cash grant awards will provide basic and continuing support for common needs, such as funeral costs, medical care, counselling, food, etc. Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2021. Click the link to find out more about the grant and eligibility requirements.

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FirstNet for First Responders

Built with AT&T, FirstNet is the only nationwide communications network designed to support first responders. To learn more, visit or click on the link below.   FN NYC RegionalEMSCouncil_PRea (002)

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Reporting ePCR Issues to New York State DOH

In the spring of 2019, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Bureau of EMS  began the process of transitioning all EMS services utilizing electronic patient care reports (ePCRs) to the newest national data set, known as NEMSIS 3. This new data set greatly increases the amount of data that can be collected and analyzed on the regional, state and national level. With hundreds of EMS services and thousands of providers throughout the state, NYS DOH recognizes that there will be challenges in this endeavor. As such, NYS DOH has released a feedback tool that EMS services and providers...

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2019 NYC Stroke Systems of Care

The Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (NYC REMAC) has partnered with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and the American Heart Association (AHA) to develop a new stroke systems of care for the New York City area. This new stroke systems of care recognizes the severity of Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) types of strokes and the benefits patients suffering from this type of stroke may experience by being transported directly to a hospital capable of conducting a surgical thrombectomy procedure to remove the occlusion. The videos below provide an introduction to this new standard of care. Additional information can...

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REMSCO App Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy Terms of Service and Privacy policies   Regional EMS Council of New York City Inc. (Hereto referred to as NYC REMSCO) is the custodian of data on behalf of the individuals that use the REMSCO App. (Hereto referred to as the app). By using our Services, you agree to view and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy policies. Terms of Service The following Terms of Service must be agreed to by every user prior to being able to use the app (the “Application”): Authority. I (the user) agree that I am the legal operator...

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EMS Conferences & Special Courses

The FDNY is hosting its annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC) this spring. Attached is the flyer and below is the video link. Please post and distribute it. 6th Annual FDNY Special Operations Conference May 3 – 6, 2018 Select to download flyer:  MSOC2018Discount911MOS YouTube link: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ New York-Presbyterian EMS Continuing Medical Education 21 Bloomingdale Road, NYPH, White Plains, NY Tactical Emergency Casualty Care                                                          Flyer: TECC Announcement March 26th 27th 28th 2018 Next class Date March 26th, 27, & 28th 2018 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00AM to 4:00PM In this course, experienced full time first responders from Major NYC...

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