The mission of Dare County EMS is to provide high quality, innovative and cost-effective prehospital emergency medical care and transportation for Dare County residents and visitors.
A caring and compassionate staff of highly trained EMS professionals provides services supported by the resources and leadership of the Dare County Board of Commissioners. Dare County EMS continually strives to be a leader in EMS and aeromedical transport throughout the region, state, and nation.
Emergency Medical Services in Dare County are provided at the Advanced Life Support (ALS) level of care. All personnel hold credentials issued by the State of North Carolina, which require a high level of continuing education and on-going training. Paramedics also maintain certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).
Recent upgrades to existing equipment and the introduction of new life-saving devices for Dare County EMS ensures the department’s continued ability to provide cutting edge medical care to Dare County residents and visitors
Matthew Stowe, Ashia Norman, and Selena Simpson were recognized for their dedicated service to Dare County.
Join host Rich Coleman, as he rides along with Advanced EMT Matt Munden and learns what it is like to drive an ambulance on the latest segment of On the Job from Current TV.