Vermont Emergency Medical Services (EMS) District 12  is located in the Southwest corner of the State, nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.  VT EMS District 12 is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors composed of a representative of each of the medical facilities, ambulance services and first responder services operating within the district, and the District’s Medical Advisor. (Title 24 Ch. 71 Section 2653)

The District’s Medical Advisor is selected by the EMS District Board to advise on matters involving medical practice and to assist the EMS District Board in the establishment of medical control, development of treatment protocols, medical oversight of EMS educational programs, reviews and critiques of calls. The District Medical Advisor serves as a liaison between the EMS District Board and the medical community. The District Medical Advisor also serves as the Commissioner’s designee for purposes of credentialing and medical control. (Vermont EMS Rules Sec. 1.12)

VT EMS District 12 incorporates Arlington Rescue Squad, Bennington Rescue Squad, Deerfield Valley Rescue, East Dover First Response, Pownal Rescue Squad, Manchester Rescue Squad, Readsboro First Response, Salem Rescue Squad (N.Y.), Stratton Mountain Rescue, North Adams Ambulance Service (MA.), Stamford Fire/Rescue, Mt. Snow Ski Patrol, Village Ambulance Service (MA.), Whitingham First Response, and Winhall Police/Rescue.

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The six branches of the star are symbols of the six main tasks executed by rescuers all through the emergency chain. 1.Detection: The first rescuers on the scene, usually untrained civilians or those involved in the incident, observe the scene, understand the problem, identify the dangers to themselves and the others, and take appropriate measures to ensure their safety on the scene (environmental, electricity, chemicals, radiation, etc.). 2.Reporting: The call for professional help is made and dispatch is connected with the victims, providing emergency medical dispatch. 3.Response: The first rescuers provide first aid and immediate care to the extent of their capabilities. 4.On scene care: The EMS personnel arrive and provide immediate care to the extent of their capabilities on-scene. 5.Care in Transit: The EMS personnel proceed to transfer the patient to a hospital via an ambulance or helicopter for specialized care. They provide medical care during the transportation. 6.Transfer to Definitive care: Appropriate specialized care is provided at the hospital.

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Including our foundation president Jon Folbrecht who is on watch today.

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We wear bullet proof vests, our vest can't stop these bullets. We created this video to help demonstrate how dangerous the side of the road is and how important it is for drivers to SLOW DOWN and MOVE OVER. We'd like to thank the IACP, NHTSA, FHWA, FBI and National Sheriffs Association for allowing us to use footage from "Your Vest Won't Stop These Bullets."

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