Surge Response

Surge Response

Surge Forms

The Alliance is currently under contract with the State of Louisiana to provide Emergency Response Units and Staff in response to natural and man-made disasters.  All Louisiana providers are eligible to participate in response under this contract.  For more information, please contact the Alliance office. 

Related Documents:

2022 Season Forms
LDH Surge Response Documents
Surge Ambulance Placarding

Surge ambulances provide additional coverage in emergency response to natural and man-made disasters. The Bureau of EMS works closely with the Louisiana Emergency Response Network (LERN), the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA), and other state stakeholders to coordinate this response.

LRAA Surge Response Documents

Surge Response Videos

You can now watch our LRAA Surge Videos on Youtube to prepare for the 2021 Hurricane Season. All crews must watch all 8 videos and pass the Surge Response Quiz prior to deployment. 

Videos do not need to be watched in any particular order. You can find the Surge videos here:

Surge Response Quiz here:

About the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance

The Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA) is a diverse group of EMS providers who promote emergency medical transport as a distinct concern in Louisiana; serve as a forum for a unified voice for healthcare providers, public officials, healthcare workers, educators and consumers working to improve emergency medical transport in Louisiana; provide a forum for the exchange and distribution of ideas and information related to the improvement of emergency medical transport; serve as an advocate for emergency medical transport, promoting improved health status and improvements to the health system for residents of Louisiana; and encourage the development of appropriate health resources for Louisiana. 

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Emergency Response