Emergency Medical Service

Greene County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is a 24-hour service that provides year-round care to Greene County’s citizens.

Stations & Crews

The EMS service works out of three stations placed strategically throughout the county in a way that puts EMS care within 10 minutes of most of Greene County’s population. There are three crews consisting of two certified medics in each station.

All EMS personnel have an Emergency Medical Technicians - Intermediate level, or higher, certification, and the ambulances typically responding to emergencies are Advanced Life Support ambulances. Greene County EMS responds to a variety of calls, including:

  • Fire/rescue support operations, disasters, and emergent medical transfers
  • Medical emergencies and accidents
  • Structure fires

When to Call Your Local Emergency Number

Call your local emergency number (such as 911) in the following instances:

  • Moving the person could cause further injury (for example, in case of a neck injury or motor vehicle accident)
  • The person needs the skills or equipment of paramedics
  • The person’s condition could become life-threatening on the way to the hospital
  • The person’s condition is life-threatening (for example, the person is having a heart attack or severe allergic reaction)
  • Traffic conditions or distance might cause a delay in getting the person to the hospital