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Hennepin EMS

Providing Emergency Medical Services to the Residents and
Visitors of Hennepin County, Minnesota

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We Are Hennepin EMS

Hennepin EMS is an urban/suburban 9-1-1 EMS agency that handles more than 80,000 calls for service each year from the residents and visitors of Hennepin County, Minnesota. Hennepin EMS is based at Hennepin Healthcare in downtown Minneapolis and serves 14 municipalities, covering 266 square miles, and a resident/visitor population of nearly 1.5 million.

Serving Since 1894

From horses to heart monitors, Hennepin EMS has been responding to emergencies for over a century.


Over 425,000 Communications Transactions

Our Emergency Communications Center recorded in excess of 425,000 transactions in 2018 – ranging from phone calls, computer entries, and radio transmissions.

More Than 80,000 Calls-for-Service

Our paramedics responded to 81,186 9-1-1 calls for emergency medical care in 2018.

Nearly 110,000 Student Classroom Hours

Our Educators/Instructors provided nearly 110,000 student classroom hours.

Media Brief

Enjoy a quick snippet of our Public Information Officer Press Releases and Hennepin EMS social media feed.

1 hour ago
Do you have kids going back to school? Follow the 4 food safety steps: clean, separate, cook, and chill to prepare your kid's lunches, whether they're attending in person or participating virtually. To learn more visit https://t.co/7ep3SBBCQV
#FSEM2021 #backtoschool https://t.co/xtzj1Cboux
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2 days ago
Flame colorant packaging can be particularly confusing for children, as colorants sometimes look similar to candy packaging. If using flame colorants, remember to keep them up and away until you put them into the fire. #preventpoison #poisonhelp #campfires #firesafety https://t.co/NJCfUHNGVa hennepinems photo
3 days ago
50 years is a loooooong time! That’s how long our nurse #midwife service has been caring for #women and #babies. Join us at our 50th anniversary event on Sat, Sept 25 to recognize the staff and families who have made it possible! https://t.co/wSZdi2UU2O https://t.co/IyImokf9rs hennepinems photo
5 days ago
"People are having more upper respiratory symptoms with the delta variant and that could be easily confused with a mild cold or allergy symptoms," said allergist Dr. John Sweet. https://t.co/WaIlcwMZne
6 days ago
Consider joining our team! From our primary care clinics to our nationally acclaimed trauma centers, our 7,300 employees and physicians work together to provide safe, high-quality care in a patient- and family-centered environment. https://t.co/jy9rZauF6u