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Emergency Medical Services
Paramedic Services
Nash County Emergency Medical Services provides emergency and non-emergency paramedic level care to a population of 96,000 in Nash County with annual call volume of approximately 22,000 calls per year.

Nash County EMS provides paramedic level emergency response, as well as non-emergency ambulance transportation services. Nash County EMS employs 78 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees. 

  • The service was established in 1986 with 6 employees and 2 ambulances
  • In 2003, Nash County was designated as a “Model System” by the North Carolina Office of EMS

The service works in unison with 16 volunteer and paid first responders departments to cover 100% of the county. Currently, Nash County EMS operates with:
  • Eight 24-hour ambulances
  • One quick response vehicle
  • Four non-emergency transport units
  • One assistant supervisor and one supervisor on quick response vehicles

Staying Up-to-date
Nash County EMS remains on the cutting edge of technology while operating under an aggressive set of patient care protocols with state-of-the-art equipment such as:
  • 12 Lead EKG
  • Capnography
  • Pulse oximetry
  • CPAP
  • Ventilators
  • Rapid sequence intubation
  • EZ-IO’s
  • Induced Hypothermia


Scott Strufe

Emergency Medical Services
120 W. Washington St.
Suite 1102
Nashville NC 27856

Ph: 252-459-1352
Fx: 252-459-1192

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.