General News

2013 EMS Appreciation Dinner

Please join the staff of EMMCO West on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, as we celebrate the practitioners in our region.  A buffet style dinner will be served at Conneaut Lake VFD Station #3 Banquet Facility starting at 6pm.  The annual awards will be presented for EMS Achievement, Volunteer Of the Year, Mentor Of the Year, and the How Low Can You Go? contest.  To register, click on the events tab above.  Please click here for the link to the award application and nominate someone you feel deserves recognition.

Posted: 4/10/2013

EMMCO West On Twitter

Follow EMMCO West on Twitter @EMMCO_West . Become a follower of EMMCO West!

Posted: 4/2/2013

"Pit Crew" CPR

There are limited spaces remaining in the High Performance CPR.  The session is on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 12:30pm to 6:00pm. This is an interactive con ed session designed to educate practitioners about the CPR Protocol change that takes affect begining July 1st, 2013. This course has both a lecture and practice lab portion. Call EMMCO West and ask to speak to Michelle to register for this session. 

Posted: 3/19/2013

Statewide Protocol Updates

PA Department of Health through EMS Information Bulletin 2003-004 identifies that there are updates to the Statewide ALS/BLS Treatment Protocols. EMSB2003-004 An EMMCO West Protocol Update Newsrelease explains the changes- March 2013 Update

Posted: 3/6/2013

Siren Safety PSA Video for Emergency Responders

The EMSSafetyFoundation has announced a siren effectiveness research project. Click Here For A Summary.  Click Here For The Study.

Posted: 2/20/2013

EMMCO West & Meadville Ambulance Receive Objective Safety Award

International EMS Safety Foundation has announced its 2012 safety award recipients.  EMMCO West and Meadville Area Ambulance are the recipients of the 2012 Objective Safety Innovation & Practice Award. See Press Release

Posted: 2/5/2013

FREE Erie BayHawks Tickets

Join EMMCO West at the Friday, February 8, 2013 Erie BayHawks Basketball Game at the Erie Insurance Arena, Erie, PA.  It's a special night for educating those in attendance about Hands Only CPR. Contact Trish Parker @ EMMCO West for tickets.

Posted: 1/3/2013

How Low Can You Go 2013

Join the staff at EMMCO West for the second annual "How Low Can You Go?" contest. While we won't be meeting you at the gym every day, we will be helping you to track the progress of you and your team but once a week for 12 weeks.  Click here for contest information and here for the team registration form.


Posted: 1/2/2013

Holiday Hours

EMMCO West wishes everyone a great holiday season.  The EMMCO West office will be closed on Christmas and New Years Day. For system emergencies (CISM, preparedness, etc.) dial 814-332-1664 digital pager.

Posted: 12/21/2012

EMS Safety Conference

Please join EMMCO West and Meadville Area Ambulance Service as we present the EMS Safety Conference on November 9th and 10th 2012 at the Ambassador Conference Center.  Brochures are in the mail, and may also be viewed by clicking here.

Posted: 9/24/2012

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