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EMS Communications Archives

OEMS Communications are memos, statements and advisories published by OEMS and are used to notify EMS organizations of changes in scope of practice, legislative initiatives, incident-specific information sharing and other important information.  This page contains outdated statements.  Please see the OEMS primary communications page for updated and current informatoin.

Archived OEMS Communications

OEMS COMM 20-12 - CT Statewide EMS Protocols v2020.2 (Sept 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-11 - Suspension of EMT Clinical Experience (July 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-10 - 2020 CT EMS Minimum Equipment List (May 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-09 - Resumption of Psychomotor Examinations with Modifications (May 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-08 - Online EMS Education Approval System (April 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-07 - COVID-19 EMS Protocol Updates (March 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-06 - Initial and Continuing EMS Education during COVID-19 (March 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-05 - Cancellation of Psychomotor Exams (March 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-04 - Suspension of EMT Clinical Experience (March 2020)

OEMS COMM 20-01 - CEMSTAR Modernization (Jan 2020)

OEMS COMM 19-09 - Mental Health First Aid Certification - Effective January 1, 2020 (Sept 2019)

OEMS COMM 19-06 - 2019 Connecticut Statewide EMS Protocols (June 2019)

OEMS COMM 19-05 - 2019 CT EMS Minimum Equipment List (Apr 2019)

OEMS COMM 19-04 - Minimum Equipment and Statewide EMS Protocols (Apr 2019)

OEMS COMM 19-02 - EMT Scope of Practice Expansion: Intramuscular Epinephrine by Syringe (Feb 2019)

OEMS COMM 19-01 - Reporting requirements regarding accident reports (Jan 2019)

EMS COMM 18-07 - Certification Expiration Date and Online Renewal Application (Oct 2018)

OEMS COMM 17-10 - Release of v2017.2 of the CT Statewide EMS Protocols (Oct 2017)

2015 and prior

Tactical EMS (May 2010)


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