Tidewater's first responders, EMS providers, emergency department staff, dispatchers and your immediate families are invited to a free EMS Family Fun Day at Harbor Park on Sunday June 19, 2106. You and your immediate family will enjoy a baseball game between our Norfolk Tides as they play the Durham Bulls and the annual TEMS awards presented on field just before the game. The event includes a ticket to the game and "Park Bucks" to be used for food and drink. The regional EMS awards ceremony begins at approximately 12:20 pm and game starts at 1:05 pm with a dedicated EMS section along the 3rd base line. Register online by June 13, 8 am using this link: www.tidewaterems.org/funday.
The Virginia General Assembly convened January 13 and adjourned on March 12, 2016. This sixty-day session included a number of EMS, fire and other public safety bills and resolutions for consideration by the assembly. TEMS provides an EMS, fire and public safety bill list with links to the actual bill text and information found on General Assembly's legislative information system. Those interested can also visit the LIS and search for any topic of interest as well.
The Tidewater EMS Council 2015 Annual Report shows the region's emergency medical service and healthcare system preparedness in action, how they're working hard to save lives, prevent suffering and ready for any sort of emergency 24/7, and how the council is working to help make this happen. The report is now available for pdf download (761 KB).