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Emergency Medical Services Agency

Northern California EMS, Inc. also known as Nor-Cal EMS, serves the counties of:

Lassen Modoc Plumas Sierra Trinity

What's New?

Understanding the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine

Clayton Kazan, MD MS, has produced a very cogent 24-minute video, reminding us of the incredible legacy of vaccine effectiveness in preventing deadly diseases, particularly in the past century. He discusses the safety of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, and why we should strongly consider receiving the vaccine for the ourselves, our households, and the common public good.
Stay safe and stay well!
-Jeffrey Kepple MD
Understanding the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine, with Dr. Kazan: 12/04/2020

Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) - Extrication Equipment

The OTS welcomes applications for the upcoming 2022 grant year (October 1, 2021-September 30, 2022). Please see the OTS Grant Memo for more information or contact: https://www.ots.ca.gov/

Announcement: Region 3 MCI plan 1 and 2 requirement for certification Is Suspended.

Beginning 09/01/2020, the Region 3 MCI plan 1 and 2 requirement for certification is suspended. The suspension will be for a period of up to 9 months or sooner if the plan, study materials and test have been revised. This will give time for the clinical department to review and revise as necessary.

Updated Air Ambulance Policies

April 15, 2020 - Updated air ambulance policies are available in our EMS Aircraft section.

December 18, 2019 - New Paramedic Accreditation and MICN Authorization Process

Please note changes to the Nor-Cal EMS accreditation / authorization process will take effect January 01, 2020. Discover the changes HERE...

November 7, 2019 - Clarification of Air Medical Policy

This is a reminder that as of December 31, 2019, the King Airway will no longer be the approved supraglottic airway in the Nor-Cal EMS region. The i-gel is now the approved device. Read more...