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Emergency Medical Services

Chad Abrams Chad Abrams, Chief
Emergency Medical Services

Preserving Life, Improving Health, Promoting Safety

Launched in December 2003, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) division has provided the highest quality emergency care available and continues to enhance this vital community service. EMS provides clinically superior, cost-effective emergency medical services and transport to the citizens and visitors of Leon County.

Contact LCEMS 850.606.2100

Emergency Medical Services 911 Easterwood Drive
Tallahassee, Fl 32311

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Mission Statement:

The Leon County EMS Division exists to provide clinically superior, compassionate, cost-effective emergency medical services to all citizens and visitors of Leon County; regardless of social economic status, utilizing the latest technologies and medical care standards within the bounds of available resources.

Leon County ambulances have been responding to emergency calls in Leon County since LCEMS took over responsibility for emergency medical services on December 31st, 2003.


The Leon County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSAC) will meet on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Leon County Courthouse, 5th Floor, County Administration, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 to review the application from HCA Florida Capital Hospital for renewal of an Advanced Life Support Transport Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN). The HCA Florida Capital Hospital application for COPCN is available for review on the County’s website at: www.LeonCountyFL.gov/LCEMS.

To accommodate citizens who wish to provide comments to the committee but are unable to attend an in-person meeting, public comment will be accepted via electronic submission and should be directed to carlsont@leoncountyfl.gov. To ensure adequate time for committee member review, comments should be submitted by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Comments will be distributed to the committee for review prior to the November 29, 2023, 2:00 p.m. meeting. Comments submitted after the 8 p.m. deadline will be added to the official record of the meeting, but the County cannot guarantee that the Committee will have adequate time to review those comments prior to the meeting.

For more information, please contact Timothy Carlson at carlsont@leoncountyfl.gov or (850) 606-2100.




In Case of Emergency, Dial 9-1-1.

For a Non-Emergency Transport, Dial (850) 606-5808

Healthcare Facilities/Nursing Homes & Rehab Centers:
Physician Certificate Form PDF Document (Required for Non-Emergency Transport)

EMS Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) PDF Document

Apply Online for Full-time and PRN Positions as a Paramedic or EMT

For Billing Inquiries, contact Digitech at (888)204-5117.  If possible, have the date of transport and Digitech account number available when you call.  

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