EMS Communications and Reference Documents
OEMS Communications Statements 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.
Important EMS Provider Resources and Connecticut-specific information links can be found on our EMS Provider Resource page.
Each title is a hyperlink to the document in pdf format.
OEMS Communication Statements
Click on the year below to take you to the Communication Statements for that year, or simply scroll down the page for a list of all communication statements.
OEMS COMM 19-09 - Mental Health First Aid Certification - Effective January 1, 2020 (Sept 2019)
OEMS COMM 19-08 - 2020 Changes to EMS Certification Process (Sept 2019)
OEMS COMM 19-07 - Inability of health care professionals to practice with reasonable skill or safety (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 19-03 - CT EMS Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive (SWORD) (Mar 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)
OEMS COMM 18-08 - Clarification regarding working outside of the 911 system (Nov 2018)
OEMS COMM 17-10 - Release of v2017.2 of the CT Statewide EMS Protocols
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