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

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 Or request one by calling 503-846-8699 or emailing

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, Communications Coordinator/PIO