Google Groups Replacement for EMS Discussion ListServ is now live!

January 15, 2021 by  
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If you were a member of the former Kansas EMS discussion Listserv group (, you should have received notice that the service was discontinued by the State of Kansas IT department, due to end-of-life for the software running the site. We have replaced the ListServ with a Google Groups forum. If you were a member of listserv, you should have been automatically added to the new group or received an invitation to join. If you are not a member and wish to be, you can subscribe here: Subscribe to EMS Discussion

Provider Renewal Application Period is now OPEN!

September 4, 2020 by  
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For EMS Providers for whom certification expires on 12/31/2020, the Renewal application in now available on the KBEMS Licensing Portal.

EIG Application period opens July 1st, 2020!

June 30, 2020 by  
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The application period for EIG funds opens on July 1st, 2020. You can review the requirements here:
EIG application for Funds

KBEMS office is OPEN to the public on Tuesday, May 26th 2020!

The Landon Office Building and the offices of the Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services will once again be open to the public, beginning on Tuesday, May 26th 2020. There will be no health screenings for the public to gain entry to the building. The State of Kansas “suggests” the wearing of masks in all state properties but it is NOT required.

Governor addresses worker compensation for frontline responders

April 21, 2020 by  
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In an effort to help Kansans who have put their health and lives on the line during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Laura Kelly is directing the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) to evaluate all of its processes and procedures for handling workers compensation claims filed by law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical service providers and health care workers that are reasonably related to the pandemic.

See the notice from the Kansas Department of Labor here: Governor addresses workers compensation for frontline responders

Board offices to remain closed to public.

April 13, 2020 by  
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Due to COVID-19 and the direction of Governor Laura Kelly, our office will be continue to be closed to the public until the stay at home order is lifted. We will have limited staffing during this time. However, we are still working and able to assist you via phone or email. If you have a matter that needs attention prior to KBEMS being able to reopen the office, please email Joe House, Executive Director at

NOTE: Governor Kelly issued Executive Order 20-19 related to renewal dates for occupational licensing, permits, and certificates. See the KBEMS guidance on how that effects Kansas EMS here: KBEMS Guidance РGovernor Kelly’s Executive Order 20-19 РOccupational Licensing, Permits, and Certificates

April 3rd Board meeting scheduled for 10:00 AM via Teleconference

April 1, 2020 by  
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The April 3rd board meeting is scheduled for 10:00 AM via teleconference. See the Board meetings page for more information.

The meeting will begin at 10:00 am
Call: 1-866-620-7326
Code: 4837599769

Board Committee Meetings

July 24, 2019 by  
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Only the MAC, Executive and Investigative Committees will meet on August 1st. The first meeting will begin at 10:00 AM.

All morning Committee Meetings for June 6th CANCELLED! No P&O, MAC or Executive Committee meetings.

June 3, 2019 by  
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All committee meetings scheduled for Thursday morning, June 6th have been cancelled. This includes Planning and Operations, the MAC, and Executive Committee. The EETC and Investigative Committees WILL meet on Thursday afternoon as regularly scheduled. There is no change in schedule for the Friday meeting of the full board.

Agendas for the June 6th and 7th Committee and Board meetings are now available

June 3, 2019 by  
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The agendas for the Committee and Board Meetings on Thursday, June 6th 2019 and Friday, June 7th 2019 are now available on the Board meetings page. NOTE: All Thursday morning Committee meetings including Planning and Operations, MAC and the Executive Committee have been CANCELLED!

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