From the Ohio Division of EMS…
New law requires EMS agencies to submit stroke protocols to the Division of EMS by March 20, 2022.
Ohio Senate Bill 21 requires the medical director or cooperating physician advisory board of each EMS organization to consult with one or more local hospitals to establish written protocols for the assessment, treatment, and transport of stroke patients to hospitals.
Each protocol must be submitted to the EMFTS Board, the Department of Health, and the regional director or regional advisory board appointed under ORC 4765.05 by March 20, 2022.
- Must be in PDF format
- Must include agency name, agency number, agency medical director’s name, and only the agency stroke protocols
Additional SB21 Resources:
OhioHealth Neuroscience/Stroke Information: