News & Notices

June Update: Transport Operators

To the MFR Community: Once again, we’ve received a number of inquiries regarding the EHS system hiring Transport Operators for our Patient Transfer Units and our Medical Transport Service. Not only is it important that Medical First Responders are kept…

UPDATE: Discontinuation of COVID-19 screening by EHS Dispatch

As of May 26, 2022, the EHS Provincial Medical Director has approved the discontinuation of COVID-19 screening by EHS dispatchers. MFRs should continue to ask the COVID-19 Screening Questions found on the MFR Community Hub  and don their PPE as indicated.  The EHS Medical Communications…

Clinical Change for July 1st, 2022

All EHS MFR Agencies, We are pleased to announce that as of July 1, 2022, EHS MFRs are asked to return to normal resuscitation (CPR) efforts. This includes artificial respiration via bag-valve-mask (BVM) and oxygen.  Before we transition from hands-only CPR…

Resumption of in-person MFR training

EHS MFR is happy to announce that MFR Facilitators may begin in-person training starting May 1st, 2022.  EHS MFR will continue to support MFR facilitators and agencies by providing learning materials, equipment and resourcing.  If your agency wishes to complete any…