The District 6 Mission Statement     
"To coordinate quality pre-hospital care in a patient centered system through education, cooperation, and commitment”

Notes from VAD #6 District meeting 8/8/17:

From the District Medical Director: 

  • Quarterly District Training   September 12 at 1930 at CVMC conference room with Dr Blum.  
  • Reminder (again) about Written Handoff to Provider at time of verbal handoff of patient.
  • Radio Transmission - Longer is not better!  Transmit key data on the radio and additional information at handoff of the patient.  Dr Blum will be creating a template to help standardize transmissions, stay tuned!
  • QA/QI initiatives will start at the district level to help make our great care even better!
    • Reference protocols utilized in Siren Reports.  Indicated if you followed protocol and if you needed to deviate indicate the reason why.

AWARDS: Virginia Caffin Training award was presented to Keith Taylor NRP.  

From the District training office:  (Links to Education and Training page)
AEMT's: IO training on Centre Learn, completed by Sept 30, 2017

EMR class in Cabot, 9/14/17  Thursday evenings and some Saturdays

EMT class in Middlesex  9/13/17  Wednesdays and every other Saturday

VAD #6 Bylaws were updated, see your service representative for a copy to review, final comments Due Sept 1, to be voted on at October District meeting.

For details see minutes of August VAD 6 meeting 


Copyright © Vermont Ambulance District 6. All rights reserved.



Please stop at Charge Station on arrival for patient to answer a few questions about name and date of birth.

Evaluators Needed 

 for Oct 14th  EMT exam at Northfield High School

Stipend available

Please e-mail Scott Bagg at if you willing and able to help out. 

​​​​Paramedic Intercept Plan 

The EMS District Six Board approved a proposed Paramedic Intercept Plan for all EMS District Six services, effective July 1, 2016.  After ninety days, the subcommittee of the board will meet again to determine its impact on services and resources.  Click for a link to the pdf of the VAD6 Paramedic Intercept Plan.  District Six personnel can complete Paramedic Intercept Plan training on LearnEMS.  (Centrelearn) 

As always, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact or

 MANY Thanks to  Joe Aldsworth for his time that he served as the chair and  for the road he paved for us as a district to go forward.  

2017/18 Leadership

The following officers were elected/appointed at the annual meeting, April 25th.
Chair.  Lawton Rutter  
Vice Chair.   Joe Aldsworth 
Treasure  Laurie Beth Putnam 
Secretary. Veronica Collins- Lowe
Training Coordinator.  Scott Bagg
Medical Advisor.   Jared Blum, MD

Meetings will be on even months for the full board, second Tuesday at 7pm with the Exec Board to meet monthly to take care of the fiscal aspect of running the district.  

The district is looking at updating the bylaws to utilize technology to make participation easier for all services.  

VT EMS District 6, PO Box 01, Northfield Falls, VT 05664-0001


2017 -Per Dr Blum:  Please provide a copy of your handoff form to MD/PA/NP who will be seeing your patient.  

Continue to provide unit clerk a copy and keep a copy to use when completing your siren report.

The District 6 Board Meetings     

The Vt EMS District #6 Board meets the second Tuesday of EVEN numbered Months At Central Vermont Medical Center

Revised 2017 Handoff Template

If you would like a custom copy of the handoff, with required service name, address and phone #  typed in, please email your request to

District Training with Jared Blum MD

September 26 @ 1900     CVMC Conf room

Topics:  Case Reviews.  Review: Precipitous Deliveries
and  Post delivery care.