Emergency medical relays may be made by patrol members whenever an actual emergency situation exists. The procedures listed in this Regulation shall be followed:

(1)           Emergency relays will be authorized only when there is imminent danger of death or additional injury to the person being treated.

(2)           An emergency relay may be authorized only when there is no alternate means of transportation available which could as effectively perform the service.

(3)           Hospital personnel must contact the local troop commander, his designee or the patrol headquarters officer of the day through the Raleigh communications center to obtain authorization for a medical relay.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20-184; 20-185; 20-187; 20-188;

Eff. November 21, 1977;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 09H .0505 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 3, 2017.