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).
EMT Abigail Eanes received a certificate of appreciation and a CPR Save Challenge Coin from Deputy Director Josh Smith of Pasquotank Camden EMS for her part in saving the life of a man in Elizabeth City.
5 Dare County EMS employees pulled a 47,000 pound C-54 aircraft 59 feet 7 inches in one minute, raising money for Dare County teachers and students.
Dare County EMS recently provided in-depth training for its emergency vehicle operators through the VFIS Driver Trainer course.