York (Region of). Public Health

Site: York Region Paramedic Services Headquarters

Service: Paramedic Services

Record Details
Alternate Name EMS ; York Region EMS ; York Region Paramedic Services ; YREMS ; YRPS
Office Phone 1-877-800-7924 * Access York 1-877-464-9675
Toll Free Phone 1-877-800-7924 * Access York 1-877-464-9675
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 905-895-5143
E-Mail paramedics@york.ca
Website www.york.ca/paramedics
Social Media Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/yorkparamedics
Primary Contact Phone: 905-830-4444 ext 74750
Primary Executive Norm Barrette, Chief/General Manager, Paramedic and Senior Services
Alternate Executive David Eeles, Division Chief / Director Paramedic Services
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description (Service) emergency and non-emergency medical response to patients in York Region * patient assessment, life-saving treatment and monitoring, and safe and timely transport to appropriate facility for continuing medical care;

Medical Standby businesses and community organizations can request dedicated medical support for event * medical attention for any illness or injury at event * for large events can bring rehab trailer, a gator and bicycles to navigate larger crowds
Outreach hosts community programs and education events for public, about equipment, vehicles and service provided by paramedics * invite paramedics to teach groups of 20 or more about health and safety topics including CPR awareness, alcohol and risk related trauma, safe medication use, and senior’s health * presentations are educational and can be tailored to audience;
Ambulance Patient Record Release patients and their lawyers or insurance companies can request records of paramedics interactions with patients * must have signed consent of patient;
Automated external defibrillator (AED) Registration collects information on locations of AEDs within York Region * information is shared with 911 dispatchers so they can let callers know closest AED * by registering AED, will be informed of any changes in AED and CPR protocols by one of our Lead Paramedics
Hours administration office Mon to Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm * paramedics 911 calls 24 hours
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Services available to all ages * presentations, tours, displays and medical standby can be requested by York Region residents or businesses
Application No application required for emergency services * call 911 for emergencies and the office phone numbers in a non-emergency * fill out Community Programs Presentation, Display and Tour Request Form on website to invite paramedics to event or location * to request medical standby personnel for event contact emsspecialoperations@york.ca * to request ambulance records fill out Authorization to Disclose Personal Information form on website and send by mail, form must be filled out by patient, requests should be addressed to: York Region Paramedic Services, 80 Bales Drive East, RR #1, Sharon, Ontario, L0G 1V0, more details on website for law firms and insurance companies * use form on website for Automated external defibrillator (AED) registration
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Sharon
Located In Community Sharon
Address & Map
York Region Paramedic Services Headquarters
80 Bales Dr E
Sharon, ON L0G 1V0
 
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Intersection Davis Drive & Woodbine Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Accessible
Service Categories Paramedic/EMT Services

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