The purpose of this RFP is to solicit a proposal from proposer(s) that will provide readiness and response for emergency support staff augmentation to the LDH Bureau of EMS during a declared state of emergency. The successful proposer(s) will support the BEMS in the provision of one or more of the following deliverables: o EMS Multi-Agency Coordination Center Readiness and Response o Ambulance Processing Site(s) Readiness and Response o EMS Designated Regional Coordinator Readiness and Response o Bus Triage Readiness and Response Contingency contracts are necessary to assist LDH BEMS to effectively respond to declared emergencies and serve the needs of Louisiana citizens. The contract(s) awarded as a result of this RFP will be in effect on a contingency basis and shall only be activated at the direction of the State Health Officer during a declared emergency.

Requests for copies of the RFP and written questions or inquiries must be directed to the RFP coordinator:

Donnie Woodyard, Jr., Director
Department of Health and Hospitals Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
628 N 4th Street, 3rd Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Fax: (225)342-7229