EMS Priority Meaning

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NFR85

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Can someone please tell me what a Priority 1, 2, 3 means? I looked everywhere. No Luck finding it.

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Gezelle007

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Can someone please tell me what a Priority 1, 2, 3 means? I looked everywhere. No Luck finding it.

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It probably just means how important the call is. Here, a Priority 1 call is the most important call and so on. Like a Priority 1 MVA is going to be a bad car crash in which fire and ems need to respond with lights and sirens because of injuries or hazards to other people..
 

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In DC or in general? In DC, Priority 1 is Unstable; 2 is Potentially Unstable; 3 is Stable. Other jurisdictions (Like MD) have a Priority 4 which is "no treatment required", commonly used for deceased.
 

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In my county we have alpha priorities. Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta are the basic and with some there are Echos, Idahas, and others. They are a priority and different places use different codes. A good place to find these are on the EM's website.
 

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In my county we have alpha priorities. Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta are the basic and with some there are Echos, Idahas, and others. They are a priority and different places use different codes. A good place to find these are on the EM's website.
Well, that's a different story. Perhaps I should have clarified. TRANSPORT priorities in DC are 1,2,3. DISPATCH priorities in AMPDS codes are Ω,A,B,C,D,E - from lowest to highest priority.
 
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