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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.

Read more: Regional EMS Awards 2023

EVHC - Training & Exercise Coordinator

The Tidewater EMS Council is accepting applications for the position of Training & Exercise Coordinator for the Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition ( until January 20, 2023 Extended until January 31, 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.  documentA fully completed/signed application form
3.  A current resume.
4.  documentA 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 to 757-963-2325 Attention: TEMS HR Manager.

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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.

Read more: Whole Blood Initiative

*Date Change* 2023 Expo - Save the Date May 16-21, 2023

Regrettably, due to a scheduling conflict, the Tidewater EMS Council has made the decision to change the date of the 2023 Tidewater Healthcare Education Expo.

Planning has already begun for next year's Expo for May 16-21, 2023 which will be held in Chesapeake Virginia. Please "Save the Date" for this important EMS community event for which the theme will continue to be:  “Resilience in action... answering the call, managing the stress”. The Tidewater Healthcare Education Expo is an opportunity to network with fellow EMS professionals while receiving excellent training to enhance your EMS career. 

Read more: *Date Change* 2023 Expo - Save the Date May 16-21, 2023

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