EMS Fund Act Special Projects FY 2021
It is that time of year again! The Emergency Medical Systems Bureau applications are NEWLY revised for the following portions of the Fiscal Year 2021 EMS Fund Act which include:
Local EMS System Improvement Projects: These are projects that will contribute to the enhancement and/or integration of the local EMS System (For the purposes of funding, a local recipient means one or more services within a single EMS System).
EMS Vehicle Purchase Project: Under this program, municipalities and counties may apply for financial support to obtain an EMS Vehicle. In order to receive financial support, the applicant (County or Municipality) must commit to providing a cash match of at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the base price of the vehicle.
Statewide EMS System Improvement Project: This category shall include projects which improve the health and safety of residents of the entire state, provide training opportunities for EMS personnel all over New Mexico, or other similar projects. (For the purposes of funding, “statewide” means involvement and collaboration of a minimum of two (2) or more of the following: EMS local systems, counties, training institutions, an EMS Regional office or the Bureau).
EMD Agency Support Program: Certified EMD Agencies may apply for funding to assist with allowable operational costs under an EMS Local/State System Improvement Projects, when funds are available.
Applications must be post-marked by or hand-delivered to the EMS Bureau by close of business Friday, November 15, 2019. Your regional offices are available to assist you in completing a quality, competitive application. Prior to submission, all applications must be reviewed by your Regional Office. Any applications (no exceptions) without Regional Office Review and signature, will be considered incomplete, and will not be accepted, this includes Training Institutions, etc. It is not the Regional office responsibility to mail these to the Bureau unless discussed prior if all is complete. Must send original and 2 copies, NO SPECIAL BINDING- SINGLE STAPLE IN LEFT CORNER ONLY!!
Please note that if you need an extension you must request an extension prior to the due date “NOT” the day it is due. No exceptions.
The new and revised EMS Fund Act Local Funding Program Application and the revised EMS Annual Service Report (which must be completed by All New Mexico EMS Services and Fire Departments with an EMS component). is now available. Your Application and Annual Report must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the EMS Bureau by 5:00pm on Friday, January 24, 2020. Please take the time to read these applications carefully, as there may be changes.
The Service Report is very important as it is utilized to collect required information (resources, staffing, apparatus, NMEMSCOM etc.,) which assists us with disaster/emergency preparedness planning. Also, it is a requirement for all Certified Ambulances to submit for PRC. In addition to your application, if you are a PRC Certified Service you must submit a copy of your Annual Safety Inspection Sheets, if you are a Med. Rescue you must submit a copy of your Certificate. Please note the Mandatory Questionnaire on pg. 5, this must be filled out!
For NMEMSTARS Reporting, you must be transitioned over to V.3, there will be no more exceptions.
Your Application and Annual Report must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the EMS Bureau by 5:00pm on Friday, January 24, 2020. Please adhere to the following instructions, as incomplete applications will not be processed:
- Submit an ORIGINAL AND THREE (3) COPIES, of both ASR and Application failure to make copies will result in an incomplete application and will not be accepted. (faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted as well)
- NO SPECIAL BINDING (one staple in the left top corner only, no paperclips unless it is necessary)
- Be sure to have all necessary SIGNATURES NOTARIZED AND ALL ATTACHMENTS!! (MOA, QA QI, Maps, Inspection sheets,etc.)
- If requesting an extension to file (this request must be made in writing (fax or email) before the January 24th deadline not on! (ex. Jan.23 or sooner!)
If you have any questions or comments regarding this application, please do not hesitate to contact me at 505.476.8233 or by email Ann.Martinez1@State.NM.US Also, general information and technical assistance is available from your EMS Regional Office:
Region I: Donnie Roberts – (505) 270-9278
Region II: Doug Campion – (575) 524-2167
Region III: Donnie Roberts – (575) 769-2639
More Information Coming Soon.
Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification
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Critical Incident Hotline
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Hotline
First responders can call this dispatch number 24/7/365 to get in touch with the emergency medical services critical stress team who can offer critical incident stress debriefing and counseling services.