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.

2015-2020 STATE EMS PLAN      Revised 2018 Equipment list     2019_MELCover


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 19-05 - 2019 CT EMS Minimum Equipment List

OEMS COMM 19-04 - Minimum Equipment and Statewide EMS Protocols

OEMS COMM 19-03 - CT EMS Statewide Opioid Reporting Directive (SWORD)

OEMS COMM 19-02 - EMT Scope of Practice Expansion: Intramuscular Epinephrine by Syringe

OEMS COMM 19-01 - Reporting requirements regarding accident reports


OEMS COMM 18-08 - Clarification regarding working outside of the 911 system



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









2012 and prior

Mass Gathering Event Planning (May 2007)

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