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, eight full time Advanced EMTs and eight full time EMTs. We also have twenty-one part time employees. Our technicians are required to have NC Advanced EMT or EMT Certification. They are also required to have twenty-seven hours a year of continuing education to remain on our roster.
We have four 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 events, etc. we stage additional units and staff to cover the county. Our fleet includes five ALS units/ambulances and two quick response vehicles. We average three hundred and fifty to four 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, 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.