Emergency Medical Services, (EMS Station 19)


Mission:  Hertford County EMS will provide emergency medical care and transport to all citizens and non-citizens within the boundaries of Hertford County.  Our service provides advanced life support care twenty four hours per day, seven days per week.  We also provide ALS and BLS non-emergency transports.  We are dedicated to providing the best possible care to those who need us in their time of emergency.



Hertford County EMS consist of a Director, a Coordinator, a Senior Administrative Assistant/Billing Specialist, six full time EMT-Intermediates and six full time EMS EMT-Basics.  We also have twenty part time employees made up of Intermediates and Basics.  Our technicians are required to have NC EMT-Intermediate or EMT-Basic Certification.  They are also required to have twenty-seven hours a year of continuing education to remain active on our roster.

We have three twenty-four hour shifts that contain four technicians.  Our service provides Hertford County with two units twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  During inclement weather such as hurricanes, snow, etc. we stage a third unit to cover the county.  Our fleet includes five ALS units/ambulances and two quick response vehicles.  We average two hundred and seventy-five to three hundred calls a month.  We provide stand-by units for Hertford County Public Schools and Chowan University sports events, as well as special events including Relay for Life, Watermelon Festival, Heritage Day, and etc.  We also provide support to the local fire departments and Emergency Management events when we are available or requested.

Currently Hertford County has 3 services franchised to provide non-emergency transports. 

Bertie Ambulance Service, INC.  252-794-9141

MedEx Medical Transport Service, INC 252-332-4555

White Oak Medical Transport Service, INC 252-794-4772

 The Hertford County Ambulance Franchise Ordinance can be viewed by clicking the following link: http://www.hertfordcountync.gov/county-departments/EM/EMS/franchiseord.pdf





Please take a few minutes to print out and complete the following survey.  It should be mailed to P.O. Box 479, Winton, NC 27986, Attention Kimberly Smith.  Thank You.


Contact Information

James Broglin – EMS Director



Office Telephone: (252) 358-7861

Cell : (252) 642-7599

Fax: (252) 358-7899


EMS Coordinator


Telephone: (252) 358-7861

Fax: (252) 358-7899


Kimberly Smith – Senior Administrative Assistant / Billing Specialist


Telephone: (252) 358-7861

Fax: (252) 358-7899



102 Industrial Park Road

P.O. Box 479

Winton, North Carolina  27986




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