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Upcoming Meetings

July 27, 2021

  • Human Resources Ad Hoc committee, at the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Room 1102, at 9:00 am.
  • Scope of Practice Ad Hoc Committee, at 10:45 a.m Cancelled

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Vaccinations Information & Training

Columbus Fire RREACT & Building Better Lives Initiative

Become a Subject Matter Expert

The Division of EMS is seeking subject matter experts (SME) from all areas of the fire service who are willing to provide assistance in reviewing and approving test questions from the textbooks and approved reference materials. Learn more about volunteering to be a fire service SME.


HB 404 Provides Additional Extension for Certificates

EMS and fire certificates that expired March 9, 2020 through April 1, 2021, are extended until July 1, 2021. The extension will be added to all impacted certificates. Certificate holders who have met requirements to renew may file renewal application(s) online.

The extension does not change your certification expiration date or continuing education requirements for the current or next certification cycle. Information will be sent to impacted certificate holders and posted on this site.


Naloxone Administration by Ohio EMS Providers as of 07.19.21

Click HERE to view full-screen version of Naloxone Administration by Ohio EMS Providers, 2009-2021
Click HERE for 2020 County-level Data
Click HERE for 2020 Zip Code-level Data
Click HERE for 2021 County-level Data
Click HERE for 2021 Zip Code-level Data

Program Director Portal

Information and resources for program directors of chartered fire training programs, accredited EMS training programs and approved EMS continuing education programs.

Access Information

Military & Veterans

Certification information for current or retired members of the U.S. armed forces or reserve components, including the national guard of any state.

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Laws & Rules

Access to current and proposed administrative rules, including public hearing notices and draft rules open for public comment.

Laws & Rules

EMS & Fire Awards

EMS Star of Life Awards

2020 Awards Postponed
2019 Awards Program

Ohio Fire Service Hall of Fame

2020 Awards Recipients

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