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January 2023

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19th Annual Enchanted Circle EMS Group Conference 2022

After a two year hiatus, the Enchanted Circle EMS Group Conference is back in business. This event has always occurred in Red River for all of it’s 19 years. The Red River Visitors/Conference Center was happy to host their return conference this year after the forced break due to COVID.

This event is a collaboration of the fire departments and EMS services across the Enchanted Circle of northern New Mexico. They provide professional training and support throughout their participating agencies, most of whom are volunteer-based. The goal is to facilitate and ensure the highest quality care possible. Madison Coss the ECEMS Coordinator says that this years focus consisted on rural and high altitude training specific for the area.

This years participating agencies came from:

Amalia, Angel Fire,Carson, Cerro, Costilla, Eagle nest, Hondo seco, La Lama, Latir, Moreno Valley, Penasco, Questa, Red River, Rio Fernando, San Cristobal, Taos County, Taos Fire, Taos Ski Valley, Tres Piedras, Wheeler Peak and SBR,

Vendors in attendance included:

UNM Taos, SW Ambulance Sales, EMS Acadamy, Classic Air Medical, CareFlight/Air Methods

Presenters Included:

UNM Pediatrics, UNM Emergency Medical Service Consortium, UNM International Mountain Medicine Center, UNM Senior Deputy Medical Investigator, The Hospitals of Providence, El Paso, SAR Dogs of Colorado, Red River Marshall Mike Avey, Taos County Fire Chief Michael Cordova,