BOONE COUNTY EMS

ESTABLISHED 1981

Whats New

 

EMT-BASIC COURSE

The BCAA will be hosting an EMT-Basic Course beginning in August.  Interested persons should contact the BCAA Education Department at 304-837-3963 ext 2 for more information

   

 

BCAA News

 

NAEMSE LEVEL I INSTRUCTOR COURSE

The BCAA in partnership with the National Association of EMS Educators and HealthNet Aeromedical Services hosted a successful NAEMSE Level I instructors course in Logan WV. Over 40 people received their National EMS Instructor Certification!

   

 

Recent News

 

TRAINING CALENDAR

The 2014 BCAA Education Calendar is available under the Education Tab at the top of the home page

 

   

 

BOONE COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

 

DIRECTORS MESSAGE:

On behalf of the employee's of the Boone County Ambulance Authority, I would like to welcome you to our new website. This website will help connect us with the communities that we serve and protect with around the clock EMS Coverage. We hope that you find our new site informative and learn that we are here to protect the citizens of Boone County, with professional EMT's and Paramedics that are very highly trained. Please use the contact us page if you would like to send me information about how are service is doing. We value your opinion of the Boone County Ambulance Authority, and we look forward to serving the citizens of Boone and surrounding county's.

Last year, heart attacks and strokes are the cause of death for over 150,000 people under the age of 65.

VISIT OUR NEW COMMUNITY INFORMATION PAGE ON STROKES AND HEART ATTACKS

 

 

 

When you call 911......

  • Remain Calm, speak slowly
  • Give your name and telephone number
  • Ensure your own personal safety
  • Give your exact location and use nearby landmarks
  • Give name age and number of patients if available
  • Follow the 911 operators instructions
  • DO NOT HANG UP, unless told do so
  • DO NOT LEAVE THE SCENE, until help arrives

What to do for the Patient

  • Stay calm, keep the patient calm, warm and awake
  • DO NOT GIVE the patient anything to eat or drink
  • DO NOT MOVE a patient that has been involved in a car accident, had a serious fall or has been found unconscious, unless he or she is in immediate danger where they are
  • Perform first aid if you are willing and able

What to do for yourself and your family

  • Arrange for children to stay with a friend or neighbor
  • Pack a small bag for yourself
  • Bring insurance cards and other important documents
  • Lock up your residence and turn off all appliances

WHEN IN DOUBT-DIAL 911

   
 

BCAA EVENTS

 

BCAA Training Center is now OSHA Instructors 

Seven Educational staff members recently received their OSHA Outreach Instructor Permits. The BCAA is currently working on 10 and 30 hour OSHA programs for those companies that must meet OSHA regulations. For more information contact the BCAA Education Department at 304-837-3963 ext 2.

Training Opportunities

July

TRAINING TUESDAYS

July's Training Tuesdays will be the classroom EVOC training.  Training will be held  at the  Education Center from 0900-1700 every Tuesday.

FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING

The BCAA will be conducting an Emergency Medical Responder class beginning July 18th, at 1800 hours at the Van Fire Department. For more information, please contact the Education Department at 304-837-3963 ext 2.