Public invited to comment on proposed changes to EMS Administrative Rules

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Division

Washington County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is holding a public hearing to receive comments on proposed revisions to the current Administrative Rules that address EMS within the county. The meeting will take place on May 2, 2019, 8:30-9:30 a.m., at 20665 SW Blanton Street, Aloha.

Comments may also be submitted in writing to the EMS Office at 155 N First Avenue, MS-23, Hillsboro, OR 97124-3072 or by email to ems@co.washington.or.us.

The proposed revisions were developed collaboratively with stakeholders in the EMS community to ensure alignment between Washington County Administrative Rules and Oregon Revised Statutes and Oregon Administrative Rules; to ensure consistent language within regulation; and to align rules with current practice.

A draft of the proposed administrative rules is available at www.co.washington.or.us/HHS/EMS. Or request one by calling 503-846-8699 or emailing ems@co.washington.or.us.

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, Communications Coordinator/PIO
503-846-3634
wendy_gordon@co.washington.or.us