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Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness

Utah Department of Health

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EMS Award Nominations

March 2017

The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness would like to honor the extraordinary service of those who provide day-to-day lifesaving services. The annual EMS Awards Ceremony is an excellent opportunity to recognize our state’s extraordinary EMS professionals and express our support as an Emergency Medical Community. The Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency […]

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EMS Newsletter

February 2017

EMS Newsletter – February 2017 (PDF) In this issue: 2017 Brings a New Life to the EMS Newsletter Image Trend Update NREMT Replica is Coming  

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2017 EMS Protocol Guidelines

January 2017

The 2017 EMS Protocol Guidelines are now available. The guidelines are posted on the Medical Direction & Protocol Guidelines page on this site.

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Updated: Utah EMS Medication Shortage Procedure

November 2016

Utah EMS Medication Shortage Procedure

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Training in Use and Storage of Epinephrine Auto-Injector

October 2016

In 1998, Utah’s Governor signed the Emergency Injection for Anaphylactic Reaction Act. This act allows qualified adults to have access to and administer an emergency epinephrine auto injector to any person exhibiting potentially life-threatening symptoms of anaphylaxis when a physician is not immediately available. In 2015 the act was amended, requiring the Utah Department of […]

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