- Programs & Services
Programs & Services
The Central Minnesota EMS Region has a proud history of commitment to education and training.
A critical incident is any traumatic event that is outside the usual range of human experience.
Some events can strain a local ambulance service’s capacity. In those cases, the Central Minnesota EMS region is there to help with the coordination of additional emergency medical services (EMS) resources.
Periodically, the Central Region has grant money available for agencies to purchase patient care or communications equipment.
Naloxone is a medication that can be used when a person has overdosed on opiates.
In partnership with the Central Regional Advisory Committee (CENTRAC), the Central EMS Region has various materials available for hospitals, ambulances services, fire departments, first response teams, and law enforcement agencies to check out for community events.
In a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, the Central EMS Region received a SimMan ALS.
Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. Stopping active bleeding is a lifesaving technique that both first responders and the public can easily learn.