A proclamatin issued by the Governor recognizing June 2 - 8 as Fire and EMS Memorial Week in the Commonwealth. The Governor, Secretary Decker, Secretary Hazel, VA Department of Fire Programs, and the Office of EMS worked on this proclamation in order to make this concept and noble recognition a reality. This is a high honor for Fire and EMS personnel to be recognized by proclamation of the Governor. Please remember our brothers and sisters in the Fire and EMS service that have died while serving their communities and the Commonwealth.
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The following medications are still on the list of medications that are not available for stock/re-stock at hospitals in the REMS region:
· Atropine Sulfate
· Calcium Chloride
· Dextrose 25%
· Sodium Bicarbonate
As these medications become available the hospitals are notifying us of the availability and quantities available for re-stock and unit concentrations.
As previously noted, some medications (e.g. Zofran) may be available in a different packaging format or alternative concentration. Please continue to use caution and extra vigilance to ensure there are no medication errors.
If you have any concerns about the impact of patient care related to medication shortages or any other incident, please use the regional reporting process to notify the council on the issue so that we can investigate and make adjustments as needed.
The Rappahannock EMS Region proudly serves the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, Fauquier, King George, Orange, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, and Stafford; and the town of Colonial Beach and the city of Fredericksburg.
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