Center for Emergency Medical Services


To plan for, and oversee licensing of, emergency medical services in the state.

What We Do

We work conjunction with the Ambulance Service Advisory Board to:

  • Develop and administer the a comprehensive statewide plan for emergency medical services;
  • Establish minimum standards for licensing, vehicles, equipment for vehicles, personnel, training, communications and the treatment of acutely ill or injured persons by ambulance and rescue personnel;
  • Collect and analyze Ambulance Run data;
  • Administer the Comfort One pre-hospital EMS Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Program;
  • Conduct of the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMS-C) grant program