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Current Maine EMS Statewide Protocols (Dec 1, 2019) are located here

Maine EMS 2021 Statewide Protocols

Currently, the MDPB is reviewing and providing updates the Maine EMS Protocols for a planned delivery date of December 1, 2021.  Comments are welcome and appreciated and can be provided by submission to the respective section author listed below (which is the preferred method) or during MDPB meetings.  It is helpful to have constructive suggestions combined with any evidence or research supporting the suggestion.

There will be several ongoing virtual-only protocol discussion forums. 

Zoom access is via computer/tablet at or by phone at 1-646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 345 024 1513

Currently scheduled are:

  • August 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm
  • September 10, 2020 at 12:30 pm
  • November 5, 2020 at 12:30 pm
  • January 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm
  • March 11, 2021 at 12:30 pm
Protocol Section Lead Author / Email

Tentative Work Dates

(subject to change)

Draft Protocol

(as available)

Draft Change Document

(as available)

Brown/Purple/Grey/Black Dr. Beth Collamore Feb / Mar 2020

Brown (PDF)

Grey (PDF)

Purple (PDF)

Brown Changes (DOC)

Grey Changes (DOC)

Purple Changes (DOC)

Blue Dr. Tim Pieh June / July 2020    
Red Dr. Seth Ritter July / Aug 2020    
Gold Dr. David Saquet Sept / Oct 2020    
Green Dr. Tim Pieh Oct / Nov 2020    
Yellow Dr. Kate Zimmerman May / June 2020 Yellow (PDF) Yellow Changes (PDF)
Pink Dr. Dave Saquet Dec 2020 / Jan 2021    
Orange Dr. Mike Bohanske Feb 2021    
PIFT Dr. Pete Tilney TBD    
General Comments Dr. Matthew Sholl Mar / Apr 2021    




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Maine EMS 2019 Protocol Update Resources

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