Verizon is working on a terminal in the Oilville area and phones lines are down at the State Office possibly for the remainder of the day, but the office staff can be reached by email.

Normal business hours for the VAVRS State Office and Training Center is open each weekday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

Last Updated: October 5, 2015

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Email your favorite Conference Photo to by the 15th of October at 9am for a chance to win an EMS Tervis Tumbler!
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Thanks, Wesley Melson-VAVRS Social Media

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Important Dates

2016 Instructor Update
March 5, 2016 - Oilville

Spring BOG Meeting
April 9, 2016 - Roanoke

VAVRS Camporee
May 12-14, 2016 - Buena Vista

EMS Week
May 15-21, 2016

VAVRS Rescue College
June 10-19, 2016--Virginia Tech
June 9-18, 2017--Virginia Tech

IRECA 2015 Conference
June, 2016 - TBD

National EMS Memorial Service
May 21, 2016--Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA

VAVRS Conference
September 20-24, 2016--Virginia Beach

Virginia EMS Symposium
November 11-15, 2015 -- Norfolk
November 09-13, 2016 -- Norfolk

VAVRS Executive Committee Meetings
November 6, 2015 - Officer's Workshop - Oilville
November 7, 2015 - Oilville


District 1
October 25, 2015 - Covington

District 2
November 21, 2015 - Stony Creek

District 3
November 7, 2015 - Goochland Co

District 5
November 7, 2015 - Southside RS (South Hill)

District 6

District 7
November 21, 2015 - Shawsville

District 8

District 9
October 24, 2015 - Castlewood
January 16, 2016 - Glade Spring
April 23, 2016 - Lebanon
July 16, 2016 - Bristol

District 10
November 8, 2015 - LifeCare
February 14, 2016 - Madison
June 5, 2016 - Sperryville
August 21, 2016 - TBD
November 6, 2016 - TBD