Emergency Medical Services

Program Summary

Twenty four hour emergency medical service is maintained from three EMS stations across the District, utilizing the advanced patient care skills of over 44 full-time and part-time paramedics. The paramedics are supervised by EMS Deputy Chief/Paramedics responsible for each EMS base, its staffing pattern and maintenance of the emergency vehicles assigned to each respective base. Overseeing the program is an EMS Chief, responsible for overall program management, budget and planning.