HID (Highly Infectious Disease) Response

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Region III Transport Provider

Butte County EMS is a State of California Region III HID Transport Provider. Being designated as such, BCEMS deploys specialized equipment and trained personnel in the event of a patient that requires a high level of care based on applicable HID specific guidance. BCEMS Primary coverage area for HID related responses/transports includes Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Plumas, Sierra, Sutter, and Yuba Counties.

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Our Daily Efforts in Combatting the Bugs

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Our efforts to mitigate potentially infectious bacteria and viruses begin where you don't notice the battle. This battle has always occurred. With the onset of COVID-19, the silent battle has taken center stage. Butte EMS have enhanced the weapons used in these battles in four distinct ways

 

Code 3 - Vital Vio UV LED Lights

All Butte County EMS Ambulances have incorporated the Vital Vio LED/UV lights within the patient compartments. These germ killing lights are safe for our patients and crews.

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UV Lights in the AC System

Air circulates through the Air Conditioning System in all Butte County EMS Ambulances, passing by UVC light. This light helps to degrade viruses and bacteria.

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Electrostatic Spray

Performed as needed

and during schedule preventative maintenance in all of our ambulances.

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Manual Disinfecting

Crews clean between each call and at the start/end of shift using OSHA approved disinfectants

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