Proposed EMS Regulations up for Review
Please be advised, the Proposed EMS Regulations are back out for review and public comment.  Please take a moment to look at them and comment. The deadline for comments is not later than 5 p.m. on December 5, 2018. 


Hale Borealis Forum October 23-25, 2018 Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center Anchorage, AK

 The Hale Borealis Forum is a three day conference that brings together healthcare, EMS, emergency management, law enforcement, and other critical stakeholders, with a focus on health and medical emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. The multi-agency, collaborative approach to health preparedness is reflected in this year’s theme: “Strengthening Whole Community Partnerships to Improve Healthcare Resiliency.” Scholarships for the Hale Borealis Form are available. Please complete this Form and send to Heidi Hedberg, Chief, Rural and Community Health Systems @ heidi.hedberg@alaska. Here is the Preliminary Agenda

DHSS Newsletter

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services now issues a monthly newsletter that provides some great information.
Check out the September DHSS Newsletter by following this link:
EMS Vitals
To Subscribe to their monthly newsletter please go here: Subscribe. Here is a how to guide for assistance with your subscription


New Data Manager Hired for Alaska Hired!

Please welcome our new Data Manager Brian Ritchie. We are excited to have him as part of the team as he comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and passion for EMS. He will be starting on September 4th and based in our Anchorage office.
Todd McDowell, NRP
Manager, Office of EMS
DHSS/Division of Public Health
Section of Rural and Community Health Systems
Office (907) 465-8634


The Regional Offices are seeking feedback from the State's EMS providers on what they believe are the highest priorities for Alaska EMS.
Please take a few moments and complete the survey found at this link:    
For more information see the attached

EMS World Article on Alaska! Check this out!


Alaska Job Opportunities

Save the Dates!!
43rd Alaska Emergency Medical Services Symposium:
November 7-10, 2018
Anchorage Alaska
etails Here



Save the Dates!!
IREMSC Symposium:
March 27th-30th, 2019
Fairbanks Alaska


Save the Dates!!
SEREMSC Symposium:
April 24th-28th, 2019
Sitka Alaska



NEW INTERIOR REGIONAL AND FNSB STANDING ORDERS. The Standing order for FNSB and the Interior Region have just been updated.  Here is the link:  FNSB & IREMSC Regional Standing Orders Updated 1/11/17

Explanation Sheet of 2016 Changes

Errata Sheet of 2017 Changes

If you would like us to add any information to our website or should you come across any errors/issues; Please contact Brenda Fifield at 907-456-3978 or email



Our Mission

The Interior Region EMS Council strives to reduce the human and economic costs of accidents and illnesses through continual improvement of emergency care and education.

Our Goals

Training: To provide and facilitate appropriate and sustainable training for EMS providers and the public in the region.

Data Collection: To Promote Research and Data Collection Relevant to EMS.

Equipment: To provide appropriate and sustainable equipment for EMS providers and systems in the region and to serve as a regional center for distribution of surplus equipment.

Communications: To promote adequate EMS communications systems throughout the region for EMS providers and the public.

Community Outreach: To educate and promote awareness of EMS issues and systems on the part of the public, policy makers and EMS services and develop new and maintain existing EMS systems in the region