COVID-19 Response Volunteer to Help

Vermont health care providers are working overtime to assure everyone receives the best care during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Vermont’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are community-based groups of volunteers who supplement public health resources with their existing skills. For becoming involved with the MRC, please visit the How to Join page.


EMT/AEMT Practical Exam – Bennington @ Bennington Rescue
May 20 @ 9:00 am

This exam is being held at Bennington Rescue Squad on Friday, May 20, 2022.  Event is scheduled to begin at 0900.  Bill will email participants as the exam gets closer to discuss start times.

Cost to candidates is $250 for full AEMT exam; $200 for full EMT exam and $30 per station retest.

All students, please contact Bill Camarda for further information and cost of examination.

This National Registry practical exam will include the following levels:

AEMT: Advanced EMT

EMT: Emergency Medical Technician

Applications to this exam must be submitted via the LIGHTS portal AND also a paper EMS Exam Application form available on the Vermont EMS website. Candidates do not need to register with Exam Coordinators, but may seek directions from them.


Newport VEFR Class @ Newport Ambulance Service
May 21 – May 22 all-day

Newport VEFR Class Information:

This VT Emergency First Responder class will meet at Newport Ambulance Service from 5/21/22 to 5/22/22.  You must contact the course coordinator Jeff Johansen to register, and file a course enrollment form in LIGHTS.  If you need assistance with the LIGHTS platform, please contact the EMS Office.

This course will prepare you for certification as a Vermont Emergency First Responder. After successful completion of this introductory course, you will also be receive certification in the Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED (or equivalent).   To become certified as a VEFR, you must be affiliated with an approved EMS organization.  To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.

NERSA/Montpelier EMT Class @ Northeastern Regional Safety Academy
May 30 all-day

NERSA/Montpelier EMT Class Information:

This EMT class will meet at the Northeastern Regional Safety Academy from 5/30/22 – 9/15/22. You must contact the course coordinator Scott Bagg to register.

This course will prepare you for the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification exam, which will be scheduled after successful completion of this course. In addition to this certification, in order to become a State of Vermont licensed EMT, you must become affiliated with an approved EMS organization. To find the EMS agencies near you, go to the map locator at the top of this page.