Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the staffing waiver – TAC 157.11 (h) (1 through 6) – will not be lifted on September 1. Instead, it has been extended until February 27, 2022. […]
The Texas EMS Alliance asked Texas Governor Greg Abbott to extend the state’s EMS-related waiver for Covid-19. TEMSA’s request is in response to the governor’s announcement to end the existing […]
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the April 20, 2020, Covid-19 waiver for Texas EMS agencies will be lifted on September 1, 2021. Click here at the bottom to view the […]
Texas Governor Greg Abbott extended the state’s disaster declaration related to Covid-19 on June 4, 2021.
TEMSA will submit support for SB 22 by Sen. Drew Springer. The bill would create Workers’ Comp protections for EMS professionals who have been affected by Covid-19 while working on […]
a The Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration (AIMHI) conducted a flash poll of approximately 100 EMS agencies from around the nation in late January, and the majority of the […]
a Texas DSHS is planning for statewide Covid-19 vaccination centers and asking EMS agencies to fill out a brief survey. Click here to access the survey.
a From Asbel Montes: Today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the distribution of Phase 3 funds. For those ambulance agencies which applied for Phase 3 funding, […]
a The Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee December 7, 2020, hearing on Covid-19 heard testimony from the Houston Fire Department that some patients called an ambulance to seek […]
a EMS agencies in the STRAC region are encouraged to fill out the survey related to potential Covid-19 vaccine distribution. The following message is from Bexar County. Dear Prospective Participant, […]