EMS has partnered with the Police Department and Human Services Department in the launch of the Mobile Co-Response team; a collaborative human services, medical, and law enforcement program serving the City of Virginia Beach in responding to individuals in crisis.

The 2020 changes in the TEMS protocols mark significant differences in how the protocol flowcharts look, how pediatric patients are categorized, and see changes in available medications, how medical technology is managed in the field, and a significant addition to empowering tools available to the provider.