Lee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a Florida-certified ground Advanced Life Support (ALS) provider. Lee County Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) work under the direction of emergency physicians, and provide care on-scene and during transport to the most appropriate medical facility.
Lee County EMS is a division of Lee County Public Safety. Public Safety is a department of The Lee County Board of County Commissioners.
Lee County EMS covers more than 1,000 square miles with 31 ALS ambulances that respond to 911 emergencies, two ALS non-transport units, five interfacility transfer ambulances, and on-call bicycle paramedics. Each ALS ambulance consists minimally of a State-certified Paramedic and EMT. The County also employs two BLS interfacility ambulances staffed with two EMTs.
In FY 2009, Lee County EMS was dispatched to 76,390 emergency calls. Lee County's western border is composed of 75 barrier islands that dot Southwest Florida's Gulf coast.
Provide the highest quality out-of-hospital emergency medical care and transportation for the residents and visitors of Lee County, Florida. Our highly trained professionals use the best technology to meet the needs of those who require assistance.
Be a leader in our profession, a role model for other emergency medical services agencies, and an organization that people are proud to be associated with.
In Lee County, FL use 9-1-1 to report emergencies. To contact the EMS & Fire Emergency Dispatch Center outside of Lee County call (239) 337-2000.