Seven Mountains EMS Council is one of fourteen regional organizations who maintain a grant with the PA Department of Health to assist them (through the Bureau of EMS) to:
- plan, develop, maintain, expand and improve emergency medical services systems within Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, & Union Counties.
- coordinate those systems into a regional emergency medical services system.
We function as the liaison between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the EMS practitioners & agencies throughout those counties by coordinating pre-hospital education programs; conducting EMS provider certification examinations; conducting EMS agency licensure and voluntary rescue accreditation inspections; processing Medical Command Physician applications and inspecting Medical Command Facilities; coordinating EMS data collection efforts; and assisting the Department with Prehospital complaint investigations.
Seven Mountains EMS Council also offers public CPR and First Aid training through their American Heart Association, Community Training Center.
Seven Mountains Annual Report to the Bureau of EMS: