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“Stroke Risks for Women of Childbearing Age” lecture

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Town of Wallkill EMS and NYC Health + Hospitals (Kings County and Bellevue Hospitals) invite you to join us on Thursday, June 13, 2024, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM for “Stroke Risks for Women of Childbearing Age”. Our guest speaker is Dr. Sara Rostanski, a Vascular Neurologist and the Medical Director of the Bellevue Hospital Stroke Center.


Registration is free:

You will not receive CME credit if you do not pre-register.

Registration will lock 15 minutes after the lecture begins.

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Reminder- Catholic Health Awards

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Reminder – Catholic Health has opened up EMS award nominations for Mount St. Mary’s Hospital.  The links below contain the Catholic Health announcement and the awards nomination form.


Link Announcement:


Link to Awards Nomination:


Stay Safe!

Vital Signs Hotels

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The hotel accommodations are now available for vital signs.  Please see the link below!



Vital Signs 2024 Housing is now open.  Please visit our website at or use the link provided.


The dates of the conference are October 16-20, 2024 and it will be held in Rochester, NY

EMS Innovations Award

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Nominations are now being accepted for EMS Innovation Awards!


EMS Innovation Awards

Progressive ideas and forwarding thinking agencies have inspired change that has created system sustainability, recruitment, retention, alternative education models and so much more.  EMS Agencies, REMSCOs, REMACs, Program Agencies and Course Sponsors over the past year continue to be implementing innovation throughout New York State achieving positive results and advancing the field of Emergency Medical Services. If your agency or you know an agency that has solved a problem/gap using innovation, consider self-nomination or nomination of an agency to be one of the 2024 EMS Innovation Award recipients.

Innovation Award Categories:

  1. Organizational Change Innovations: Innovations in system designs, agency sustainability, and facilitating organizational change.
  2. Clinical Delivery Innovations: Innovations in clinical practices that are leading to positive patient outcomes and/or positive patient experiences.
  3. Recruitment and Retention Innovations: Innovations in recruitment, onboarding, longevity, staff experience and/or staff satisfaction leading to gaining and retaining staff.
  4. Educational Innovations: Innovations in education delivery models, student experience and/or community involvement.


Innovation Award Nominations may be submitted here!  Nominations are due no later than July 1st.



Big Lakes Regional EMS Council Awards Reminder

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On behalf of the Big Lakes Regional EMS Council we want to remind everyone about the Big Lakes Regional EMS Council awards deadline.  All submissions need to be submitted by 3/31/2024.  We experienced tremendous participation last year and are looking forward to reviewing the nominations received already along with those nominations still to come.  Please submit nominations by March 31.  See link for details!