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Services: Emergency Medical


Emergency Medical Services

For information about the San Mateo County Emergency Medical Services Agency and system, including:

  • EMS Mission, Values, Vision
  • History, System Design and Structure
  • Personal Emergency Preparedness
  • Becoming an EMT
  • Policies, Procedures and Protocols

General Information

Message from the Director

The EMS system depends on many different elements working seamlessly together, from an informed public able to recognize medical emergencies to a network of public safety communication centers, fire departments, ambulance providers, and hospitals providing specialized care to sick or injured people.