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).
Ashley Johnson, EMT Paramedic, with the Department of Emergency Medical Services, is the May 2019 Dare County Employee of the Month.
Two Dare County employees were recognized during a presentation of service pins at the May 7, 2019 Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Open houses will be held on Thursday, May 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Station #1 located at 1632 North Croatan Highway in Kill Devil Hills and Station #3 located at 50346 NC Highway 12 in Frisco.