This section fulfills the dAgency Grouping NEMSIS requirement. For more information, see the NEMSIS Data Dictionary.
To manage agency information
From any page, go to Administration: Departments. The Departments page opens.
Locate the appropriate agency and click its corresponding View Demographics link.
Tip: Use the Advanced Search toolbar to quickly locate a department by Agency or Demographic Status.
In the left sidebar, click the Agency tab.
Complete the agency fields, providing the correct demographics for the department.
The Agency tab contains five sections: General Information, Services, Service Groups, Calendar Year Statistics, and Other.
Important: Make sure you have verified all information before you enter it. Do not use placeholder text; incorrect information results in system dysfunction.
The CDX department identifier assigned to the agency.
Note: This field is not editable.
State-provided ID for the department.
Note: You must enter the correct state-assigned ID number for the department to function correctly.
State the department resides in.
Name of the department.
Status of the department: Volunteer, Non-Volunteer, or Mixed.
Type of organization that most closely applies to the department: Community, Fire Department, Governmental, Hospital, Private, or Tribal.
The department's tax status.
Primary Type of Service
Primary type of service the department offers.
Level of Service
Highest level of service the department offers.
Other Types of Service
Any other types of service the department offers.
Tip: Use the plus icon to add more than one type of service.
If necessary, add service groups belonging to the department.
Click Add Service Group and select the state, county, ZIP code, and census tract information for the group.
Calendar Year Statistics
To document statistics for additional years, click Add Year. To edit year statistics in the table, click the number link in the Year column.
Note: This area automatically shows statistics for the department based on a single calendar year.
National Provider ID
The National Provider ID number.
Fire Department ID
If you selected Fire Department for Organization Type, enter the ID number of the fire department.
Agency Time Zone
Time zone the department operates within.
Important: A run record cannot be created for a department unless a time zone is selected.
Daylight Savings Time
Indicate whether the state in which the department resides uses Daylight Savings Time.