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Bonner County is 1920 square miles with a 2010 population of 40,877. (Next U.S. Census will be in 2020)  91% of the county is land and 9% is water.

Bonner County EMS is a third-service rural/wilderness agency serving the residents and visitors of Bonner County with 9-1-1, critical care and interfacility transports. Our call volume is approximately 4,000 per year.

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Direct operations are housed from stations in Sandpoint, Priest River and Sagle. We operate 24×7 out of one station in Sandpoint with 2 ambulances staffed at the Intermediate Life Support (ILS) and 1 Advanced Life Support (ALS) intercept vehicle, one station in Sagle with 1 ambulance staffed at the ALS level and one station in Priest River with 1 ambulance staffed at the ALS level.

Bonner County EMS contracts several other agencies in the county to provide EMS response and transport.  Current contract partner agencies are Clark Fork Valley Ambulance, Schweitzer Fire District, Priest Lake EMTs and Kootenai County EMS System.

Contact Us At: (208) 255-2194

Location and Hours

Bonner County EMS Station 1
521 North 3rd Ave
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864

Phone: (208) 255-2194
Fax: (208) 263-0349

Administration Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bonner County EMS Station 2
83 Airfield Way
Priest River, ID  83856

Bonner County EMS Station 3
465838 Highway 95
Sagle, ID  83860

The 2015 Annual Report 

2016 Protocols:

Table of Contents .pdf

Section 1000:  Operational Guidelines

Administration 1000-1009

1000 Intention and Description of Guidelines.docx

1002 Patient Care Treatment Guideline Format.docx

1003 Operational Guidelines Format.docx

1004 Procedures and Skills Format.docx

1005 Administrative Sign off.docx

Resource Management 1010-1029

1010 Guidelines for ALS Utilization.docx 1011

1012 Trauma Triage.docx

1013 Trauma Triage Flowchart.docx

1014 Start Triage.docx

1015 Preplan.docx

Transport Destination Policy.docx

1017 Air Medical Transport.docx

1018 STEMI Alert Plan.docx

1020 Use of On-Line Medical Control.docx

1021 Medical Control Contact Criteria.docx

Safety 1030-1039

1030 Scene Safety.docx

1031 Infection Control.docx

1032 Significant Exposure.docx

1033 Ebola Virus Disease.doc

1034 Transporting Children.docx

1035 Transporting Animals.docx

1036 Patient Restraint.docx

Scene Control 1040-1049

1040 Medical Authority.Chain of Command.docx

1041 On-Scene Medical Provider.docx

1042 On-Scene Physician Release Form.docx

1043 On Scene Off-Duty EMS Provider.docx

Medico-Legal 1050-1069

1050F Refusal of Treatment or Transport Form.docx

1050 Refusal of Treatment or Transport.docx

1051 Non Transport of Patient or Cancellation of Response.docx

1052A Idaho State Safe Haven Act.pdf

1052 Safe Haven.docx

1053 Abuse, Neglect, Mandatory Reporting.docx

1054 Code Black, Do Not Resuscitate.docx

1054F Idaho POST form.docx

1055 Code Black, Dead on Arrival.docx

1056 Authorization to Provide NETS.docx

1057 Critical Care Transport (CCT).docx

1058 Crime Scene Preservation .docx

Section 2000: Assessment and Documentation Guidelines

2010 History Taking.docx

2020 Written Reports.PCR Documentation.docx

2030 Vital Signs.docx

2050 Pediatric Assessment.docx

2060 Assessment and Management of Pain.docx

Section 3000: Resuscitation

General Resuscitation 3000-3009

3000 Cardiac Arrest.docx

3001 Cardiac Arrest, Traumatic.docx

3007 Field Termination of Resuscitation(1).docx

Adult Resuscitation 3010-3019

3010 Ventricular Fibrillation-Pulseless VT.docx

3011 Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA).docx

3012 Asystole.docx

Post Resuscitation Management 3030-3039

3030 Post Resuscitation Care.docx

3031 Therapeutic Hypothermia.docx

Section 4000: Airway and Respiratory

Airway 4000-4009

4000 Airway Management.docx

4001 Failed Airway.docx

4002 Respiratory Distress.docx

Asthma & Allergic Reactions 4010-4029

4010 Allergic Reaction.docx

4011 Anaphylaxis.docx

Section 5000: Cardiac Emergencies

General Cardiac 5000-5009

5000 Chest Pain Guidelines.docx

5001 Congestive Heart Failure.docx

5002 Hypertension, Hypertensive Crisis.docx

5003 Hypotension.docx

5004 Suspected Hyperkalemia.docx

Acute Coronary Syndromes 5010-5019

5010 STEMI.docx

5011 STEMI Evaluation Tool.docx

Arrhythmias 5020-5029

5020 Bradycardia.docx

5022 Narrow Complex Tachycardia.docx

5024 Wide Complex Tachycardia.docx

Section 6000: Trauma and Environmental Emergencies

6000 Multi-System Trauma.docx

6002 Suspected C-Spine Injury.docx

6010 Head Injury.docx

6014 Major Extremity Trauma.docx

6015 Simple Joint doslocation.docx

6030 Burns.docx

6040 Hypothermia.docx

6050 Hyperthermia.docx

6060 Drowning.docx

Section 7000: Medical, Neurologic & OBGYN Emergencies

Neurologic Emergencies 7000-7029

7000 Altered Level of Consciousness.docx

7002 Syncope.docx

7010 Suspected Stroke.docx

7020 Seizures.docx

Medical Emergency Guidelines 7030-7079

7030 Hyperglycemia.docx

7035 Hypoglycemia.docx

7041 Fever.docx

7050 Vomiting and Diarrhea.docx

7060 Abdominal Pain.docx

OBGYN Protocols 7080-7099

7080 Preeclampsia and Eclampsia.docx

7081 Childbirth(1).docx

7083 Care of the Newly Born(1).docx

7085 Obstetrical Emergency(1).docx

Section 8000: Behavioral and Toxicologic Emergencies

8000 Behavioral Emergency.docx

8013 Overdose Management.docx

Section 9000: Procedures

Airway 9000-9019

9000 Oxygen Administration.docx

9001 Pulse Oximetry.docx

9002 Capnography.docx

9003 CPAP.docx

9004 Carbon Monoxide Oximetry.pdf

9005 Confirmation of Airway Placement-ETCO2.docx

9006 Preoxygenation Prior to Advanced Airway Management.docx

9007 King Airway BIAD.docx

9008 Cricothyrotomy.docx

9009 Endotracheal Introducer (Bougie).docx

9010 Foreign Body Obstruction.docx

9011 Oral tracheal Intubation.docx

9012 Nasotracheal Intubation.docx

9013 Medication Assisted Airway-RSI.docx

9014 Suctioning-Advanced.docx

9015 Suctioning-Basic.docx

9016 Nebulizer Inhalation Therapy.docx

9017 Nitrous Oxide Analgesia.docx

9018 Transport Ventilator Operation.docx

Medication Administration 9020-9029

9020 Aspirin Administration.docx

9021 Subcutaneous and Intramuscular Injections.pdf

9023 Oral Glucose Administration.docx

9024 Nitroglycerin Administration.docx

9025 Prescribed Inhaler.pdf

9026 Glucagon Administration.pdf

9027 ChemPack Administration.docx

9028 Chempack.pdf

Cardiac 9030-9039

9030 12-Lead EKG.docx

9031 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).docx

9033 Cardiac External Pacing.docx

9034 Cardioversion.docx

9035 Automated Defibrillation (AED).docx

9036 Defibrillation-Manual.docx

9038 Reperfusion Checklist.docx

Medical 9040-9049

9040 Blood Glucose Analysis.pdf

9041 Decontamination.docx

9042 Gastric Tube Insertion.docx

9043 Eye Irrigation.docx

9046 Physical Restraints.docx

9047 Temperature Measurement.docx

OB-GYN 9050-9059

9050 Childbirth.docx

Trauma 9060-9069

9060 Chest Decompression.docx

9061 Pelvic sling.docx

9062 Spinal Immobilization.docx

9063 Splinting.docx

9064 Trauma Tourniquet.docx

9065 Dislocation Reduction.docx

Vascular Access 9070-9079

9070 Vascular Access- Blood Draw.docx

9071 Vascular Access- Existing Venous Catheters.docx

9073 Vascular Access- Peripheral Venous Catheter Insertion.docx

9074 Intraosseous line placement.docx

9075 Central Line Maintenance.docx

Wound Care 9080-9089

9080 Wound Care-General.docx

9081 Wound Care-Hemostatic Agent.docx

9082 Taser Probe Removal.docx

Section A - APPENDICES

A1- APGAR Scoring Chart.docx

A2- Glasgow Coma Scale.docx

A3 Burns, Rule of Nines.docx

A4- Vital Sign Ranges.docx

A5- Prehospital Stroke Scale.docx

A6- Pain assessment Tools.docx

A8- Field Guide for ALS Procedures.docx

A9 Approved Medication List(1).xlsx

A10- Drug References(1).docx

A11- Oxygen Delivery(1).docx

A-12. 2016-1_EMSPC_SOP(1).pd

f A-12. 2016-1_EMSPC_SOP.pdf