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2023 Spring RSAF Grant Cycle

The Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program, is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations. The Spring 2023 grant cycle opens on February 1, 2023, and the deadline for grant applications is March 15, 2023.

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TEMS Education Coordinator Position

The Tidewater EMS Council is accepting applications for the position of Education Coordinator until Feb 8, 2023

A complete application must include:

1. A cover letter, not exceeding two (2) pages, describing how your skills, training, and experiences qualify you for this position. 
2. Fully completed/signed application form
3.  A current resume.
4. Job candidates screening questionnaire form

Please email the completed application package to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax it to 757-963-2325 Attention: TEMS HR Manager.

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Regional EMS Awards 2023

Open until March 31, 2023

Do you know a provider, organization or program that should be recognized for its excellence, dedication and contribution to Virginia’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system? If so, submit a nomination today for a Regional EMS Award!


Part of our mission in providing a regional EMS delivery system, is to recognize those individuals, groups and organizations that Strive for Excellence in providing patient care. That starts with the “Call for Help” through “Full Recovery” from illness or injury. It is a “continuum” of healthcare.

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Whole Blood Initiative

After months of research, coordination with stakeholders and planning procedures for delivery of whole blood in the field, on September 1, 2022, the Tidewater EMS Council announced this critical new life saving program for our region. Initial roll out of the program is scheduled to take place in October in Virginia Beach with planned expansion to other localities as funding and training can be supported.

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