Governor Baker issued an executive order on 3/12/2020 suspending or altering MGL 30 OPEN MEETING LAW requirements. Legislation to extend these requirements 3/31/23 has been signed by the Governor. Until further notice, all meetings will be virtual on the Zoom platform. Please reach out to us at WMEMS for the link to a scheduled meeting. You must request the link no later than 24 hours pror to the meeting start time. If/When in-person meetings are allowed, we will post our building's specific in-person attendance requirements here.
We enjoy your visits, however we are unable to invite you into our office space due to restrictions in place by the VNA. We are happy to chat with you in the lobby or out in the fresh air, or by phone!
WMEMS Committee, Inc., is a regional nonprofit corporation committed to improving the delivery of emergency medical services to residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties in western Massachusetts.
Designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the committee coordinates communication among and enhances the efficiency of providers of EMS including, ambulance services, first responders and hospital emergency departments. Through its work, the committee evaluates and sets standards of quality for regional EMS, offering training, education and medical services research opportunities and developing appropriate protocols and policies for implementation.
As a regional corporation, the committee seeks regular input and broad representation on its board from the communities and constituencies it serves: consumers, municipal governments, hospitals, ambulance services and other providers of emergency medical services across the four-county area.
There are five regions in Massachusetts. Western Massachusetts EMS serves Region 1, which includes Berkshire County, the majority of Franklin County, Hampden County and Hampshire County.
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