Nash County Emergency Medical Services provides emergency and non-emergency paramedic level care to a population of 96,000 in Nash County with an annual call volume of approximately 22,000 calls per year.
Nash County EMS provides paramedic level emergency response, as well as non-emergency ambulance transportation services. Nash County EMS employs 78 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees.
The service was established in 1986 with six employees and two ambulances
In 2003, Nash County was designated as a “Model System” by the North Carolina Office of EMS
The service works in unison with 16 volunteer and paid first responders departments to cover 100% of the county. Currently, Nash County EMS operates with:
Eight 24-hour ambulances
One quick response vehicle
Four non-emergency transport units
One assistant supervisor and one supervisor on quick response vehicles
Nash County EMS remains on the cutting edge of technology while operating under an aggressive set of patient care protocols with state-of-the-art equipment such as: