Center for Emergency Medical Services


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

What We Do

  • Collaborate with the Ambulance Service Advisory Board
  • 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 grant program.