MVEMSA News

Mountain Valley EMS provides the framework for quality emergency medical service to the citizens of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, and Stanislaus Counties.

RFP for Emergency Ground Ambulance Service in Calaveras County

Mountain-Valley EMS Agency is pleased to release the following Request for Proposals for Exclusive Operator for 9-1-1 Emergency Advanced Life Support Ambulance Transport Services for an Exclusive Operating Area (or Areas) within Calaveras County.

PLEASE CHECK THIS SITE OFTEN FOR DOCUMENT UPDATES AND/OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS THEY ARE RELEASED.

All questions should be written and submitted no later than 1:00 PM on June 26, 2020 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Answers will be posted on this site prior to the Proposers Conference.

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In Office Certifications by Appointment

Effective June 1, 2020, Mountain-Valley EMS Agency will accept in office certifications by SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

Our office remains closed to all walk-in traffic.

Please see the flyer for more information:  pdf Appointment Flyer (332 KB)

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MVEMSA Closed to the Public (Walk-Ins)

 

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Mountain-Valley EMS Agency will be closed to the public (walk-in) for the purpose of Certification, Accreditation and Authorization.  The Agency remains staffed and available to answer any questions or provide assistance. You may contact staff via email http://mvemsa.org/staff-directory  or by phone (209) 529-5085.

 EMR AND EMT CERTIFICATION

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Current Information for COVID-19

Please visit the following links for current information regarding COVID-19 (Corona Virus):

Stanislaus Public Health Update

Centers for Disease Control Update

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New Mandatory Training Requirements for EMT Certificate Renewal

Please see the following document for the new mandatory training requirements for EMT Certificate Renewal:  pdf EMT Mandatory Training Requirements (338 KB)

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New Process - Online Submissions or Walk-In Applications

pdf New Process Effective October 22, 2018! (368 KB)

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Effective Immediately!!

Effective Immediately!!  Applications submitted during the last seven (7) calendar days of the month may be delayed due to Agency workflow. Applications will be processed as soon as workflow allows.

 

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Primary Stroke Center Designation Start Date

Please see the following memo from the Agency Executive Director announcing the start date for designated Primary Stroke Centers in Stanislaus County:  pdf Primary Stroke Center Start Date Memo (326 KB)

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January 2017 MCI Training Requirements for EMR and EMT

Here are the MCI Training Requirements for EMRs and EMTs effective January 1, 2017: 

pdf EMR and EMT MCI Requirements January 2017 (110 KB)

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Community Paramedics in Stanislaus County

Please enjoy this article from the California Health Care Foundation on the Community Paramedicine Pilot Project in Stanislaus County:

pdf Community Paramedicine Pilot Project (559 KB)

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Announcing the New MVEMSA Protocol App

The Mountain-Valley EMS Agency FREE App provides offline access to the MVEMSA protocols and supporting materials.

Features include:

  • Quick indexed lookup of protocols in a matter of seconds
  • Favorites tab for quick access of what's important to you
  • Contacts tab for quick access to emergency contact numbers
  • REMEMBER to check for updates within the application

The FREE App is NOW available at the following links:

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Field Treatment Book

pdf Field Treatment Book (10.31 MB)

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Interim Guidance for Suspected EVD

Please see the following guidance issued by the Agency regarding suspected Ebola patients.

FINAL INTERIM Guidance for Suspected EVD

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Pit Crew CPR Video


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training that includes real-time audiovisual feedback and that emphasizes a "pit crew" or team approach to prehospital care for cardiac arrest patients has been shown to increased survival by almost 60 percent.

The results of a clinical trial of scenario-based training were published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Influence of Scenario-Based Training and Real-Time Audiovisual Feedback on Pre-hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality and Survival from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest").

MVEMSA has developed a short video to introduce the concept of Pit Crew CPR.

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Practical Exam Workbook Online

The Practical Examination Workbook for the First Responder and EMT is now available for download from the MVEMSA website. The workbook is in PDF-format so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and view it. Use the following link to download a copy:

pdf Practical Examination Workbook for the EMR and EMT (3.52 MB)

Copies of the workbook are also available for purchase in the MVEMSA office. Please call the office for information on how to purchase a copy.

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Our Mission

"To ensure the appropriate provision of quality pre-hospital care services to the public in a cost effective manner as an integrated part of the overall health care system."

Providing the framework for quality emergency medical services to the citizens of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, and Stanislaus Counties.

Contact Info

Mountain Valley EMS Agency

1101 Standiford Ave, Suite D1
Modesto, CA 95350

Tel: (209) 529-5085
Fax: (209) 529-1496

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Certifications

Monday: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Tue-Thu: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm (every day)