The Amador County Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC) was established by the Amador County Board of Supervisors pursuant to applicable California law. The Committee’s function is to ensure that the interests of the county, its political subdivisons, and citizens are considered, related to the planning and provision of emergency medical services within the county.
Amador EMCC's specific responsibilities are, at least annually, to review the operations of the EMS system including the following:
- Ambulance services operating within the county
- Emergency medical care offered within the county
- Training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and live-saving techniques
- Fist aid training and practices in the cuonty
The EMCC shall establish goals for the provision of emergency medical care annually at the first meeting of the calendar year, and shall advise the Board of Supervisors and the local EMS Agency of their recommentations and observations.
The Amador County Board of Supervisors appoints members, for a three-year term, based upon their professional expertise and/or interest/advocacy in the EMS sytem from the following categories:
- American Legion Post 108 Ambulance Service
- Emergency Department Physician
- Emergency Department Manager
- County Public Health Department
- General Public
- California Highway Patrol
- Emergency Services Coordinator
- Police Departments
- Fire Departments/Districts
- Sheriff's Office
- Cal Fire
The Committee typically meets the fourth Wednesday of the first month of each quarter. Meetings may be rescheduled based upon a scheduling conflict.