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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
AbramsC@leoncountyfl.gov

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.

 

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare has submitted an application to the County for the renewal of an Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ground Service Transport Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN). Written comments in regards to granting or denying the COPCN, with or without limitations, must be received by the County at the Division of Emergency Medical Services; 911 Easterwood Drive; Tallahassee, FL 32311 or by electronic mail to Tim Carlson at CarlsonT@LeonCountyFL.gov by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

Comments received by the deadline will be forwarded to the County’s Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSAC) for consideration. The EMSAC will be convened to conduct the investigation and review of the application and to make a final recommendation on the issuance of the COPCN to the Board of County Commissioners. Once scheduled, the details of the EMSAC meeting will be published in accordance with required public notice.

 

Leon County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has submitted an application to the County for the renewal of an Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Ground Service Transport and non-transport Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN). An electronic version of the application is available here. Written comments in regards to granting or denying the COPCN, with or without limitations, must be received by the County at the Division of Emergency Medical Services; 911 Easterwood Drive; Tallahassee, FL 32311 or by electronic mail to Tim Carlson at CarlsonT@LeonCountyFL.gov by 5:00 pm on Monday, July 25, 2022.

Comments received by the deadline will be forwarded to the County’s Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSAC) for consideration. The EMSAC will be convened to conduct the investigation and review of the application and to make a final recommendation on the issuance of the COPCN to the Board of County Commissioners. Once scheduled, the details of the EMSAC meeting will be published in accordance with required public notice.

  

 

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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