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Stop the Bleed and School Response Program Subcommittee

The Georgia Trauma Commission has established a formal state-wide Stop the Bleed and School Response Program Sub-Committee and invites you to be a part. If you are interested in participating on the sub-committee, please contact Erin Bolinger at erin@gtcnc.org with your interest and contact information.
Any questions can be directed to the commission sub-committee chair, Regina Medeiros at rmedeiro@augusta.edu.

Georgia Stop The Bleed School Response Program- Georgia Coordinators and Latest News

Follow this link for the latest on our statewide Stop the Bleed initiative:

REGIONAL STOP THE BLEED – GEORGIA COORDINATORS

 ****If you do not know your EMS region, click below on the interactive map for more information.****

FY2018 GTCNC EMS TRAUMA RELATED EQUIPMENT GRANT

It is our pleasure to announce a grant opportunity for Georgia EMS Agencies that operate 911-zoned ambulances to be administered through the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission (GTCNC). The total amount of funds to be awarded is $1,376,283 statewide for FY 2018. The deadline for the application, affidavit and supporting documentation to be mailed is March 9, 2018. Please see the grant award letter attached for additional details. 

During FY 2017, GTCNC was able to administer grant funds for a total of $1,008,549 to 157 of the 159 counties in Georgia. Thank you for such a successful grant! 

The GTCNC office will be closed 25 and 26 December 2017 and 01 January 2018 in observance of state holidays. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We look forward to working with each of you to make this grant another success statewide. 

Below are all the documents that were sent via e-mail to EMS Agencies. Please call our office ( 706) 841-2800 if you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance.

FY 2018 GTC EMS Trauma Equip Grant Letter_FINAL

ATT A_FY 2018_EMS Trauma Equipment Grant Application

ATT B_FY 2018_Affidavit

ATT C_Approved Trauma Care Related Equipment Grant_REVISED MARCH 08 2018

ATT D_FY 2018 GTCNC Trauma Related Equipment Grant.xlsx

Governor Deal expands State of Emergency due to Hurricane Irma

Deal expands state of emergency to include all 159 counties

September 10, 2017

Acting on a recommendation from the state’s Emergency Operations Command and ahead of heavy rains, strong wind and potential flooding from Hurricane Irma, Gov. Nathan Deal today expanded the emergency declaration to include an additional 65 counties. The state of emergency now includes all 159 counties in Georgia. State government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel.

Following a briefing from officials and visit with emergency responders, Deal will hold a media avail tonight at the State Operations Center at 6 p.m.

To read the executive order, see attached or click here.

For more information on hurricane preparedness, visit the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency website here.

2016 Trauma Center Readiness Cost Survey

The deadline to complete the Readiness Cost Survey is Monday, October 2, 2017.

Links below to the following:

  • Readiness Cost Survey
  • Webinar Questions and Answers
  • Instructions for how to query state record count

Webinar Questions_9.7.2017 Updated

Readiness Survey_CLARIFICATION 9-07-2017

Query HOW TO state record count

UPCOMING TIMELINE:

  • Warren Averett and Small workgroup conference call and review will be October 16, 2017
  • On-site testing or calls to Trauma Centers by Warren Averett will be November 15, 2017
  • Warren Averett to produce cost analysis report on November 30, 2017