The mission of EMS Region III, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, has been, and continues to be the promotion of region-wide community-based emergency medical service and trauma care system that reduces premature death and disability from acute illness, medical and traumatic emergencies through the coordination of local and regional resources to reduce morbidity and mortality through prevention, awareness and quality intervention.  We believe that the experience, dedicated man-hours, commitment and structure of our and staff is essential in accomplishing the goals and objectives set forth in this mission.

System Improvement Projects FY18

It is that time of year again! The Emergency Medical Systems Bureau is accepting applications for the following portions of the Fiscal Year 2018 EMS Fund Act which include:

Local EMS System Improvement Projects:  These are projects that will contribute to the enhancement and/or integration of the local EMS System (For the purposes of funding, a local recipient means one or more services within a single EMS System).

EMS Vehicle Purchase Project: Under this program, municipalities and counties may apply for financial support to obtain an EMS Vehicle.  In order to receive financial support, the applicant (County or Municipality) must commit to providing a cash match of at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the base price of the vehicle.          

Statewide EMS System Improvement Project: This category shall include projects which improve the health and safety of residents of the entire state, provide training opportunities for EMS personnel all over New Mexico, or other similar projects.  (For the purposes of funding, “statewide” means involvement and collaboration of a minimum of two (2) or more of the following: EMS local systems, counties, training institutions, an EMS Regional office or the Bureau). 

EMD Agency Support Program:  Certified EMD Agencies may apply for funding to assist with allowable operational costs under an EMS Local/State System Improvement Projects, when funds are available.

Applications must be post-marked by or hand-delivered to the EMS Bureau by close of business Friday, November 18, 2016.   Your regional offices are available to assist you in completing a quality, competitive application.  Prior to submission, all applications must be reviewed by your Regional Office.  Any applications (no exceptions) without Regional Office Review and signature, will be considered incomplete, and will not be accepted, this includes Training Institutions, etc.  It is not the Regional office responsibility to mail these to the Bureau unless discussed prior if all is complete.  Applications not signed off will be considered INCOMPLETE.  NO SPECIAL BINDING- SINGLE STAPLE IN LEFT CORNER ONLY and 2 copies.

Please note that if you are in need of an extension you must request an extension prior to the due date “NOT” the day it is due.  No exceptions.

The respective Regional offices can be contacted at the following numbers:

                                                EMS Region I – 505.819-8449

                                                EMS Region II – 575.524.2167

                                                EMS Region III – 575.769.2639

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Martinez at (505) 476-8233 or via e-mail at ann.martinez1@state.nm.us

FY18 Availability Letter

FY18 Guide for Local System Improvement Project

FY18 Local System Improvement Application

FY18 Guide for Statewide System

FY18 Statewide System Application

Fy18 Guide for Vehicle Purchase

FY18 Vehicle Purchase Application