(1)A process for the county to receive input from prehospital care consumers, providers and the medical community.
(2)Mutual aid agreements for ambulance responses from outside of the service area and responses to other service areas to meet the need for service in unusual circumstances.
(3)Ambulance service providers’ responsibilities in the event of a disaster, including: coordination with county resources and determination of methods for obtaining out-of-county resources other than ambulances, a process for adoption of a mass-casualty incident plan that is recognized and approved by the county’s emergency management administration.
(4)Personnel and equipment resources in addition to the ambulance provider for response to incidents involving but not limited to:
(b)Search and Rescue;
(c)Specialized Rescue; and
(5)Emergency radio and telephone communications systems for the county. Mechanisms for the following must be in operation or scheduled for implementation:
(a)Access to the Emergency Medical Services System centralized emergency telephone numbers;
(b)Dispatch of ambulances staffed in accordance with the plan and other emergency resources based on emergency medical protocols; and
(c)U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Emergency Medical Services Dispatcher: National Standard Curriculum or equivalent training for all emergency medical services dispatchers.
Rule 333-260-0060 — Coordination,