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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 87,000 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.

#DYK that about 1 in 3 calls to the MN Poison Center are for children under 6.
Kids are curious.
Store all potential poisons up and out of sight or locked up such as edibles, medicine, and cleaning products.
Learn more at https://t.co/506TweXI4Z
#preventpoison https://t.co/k9aoczApLs
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Today a nurse, EMT and nurse practitioner from our pediatric mobile clinic team joined the Woodland Elementary career day. We hope these bright minds choose a career in healthcare! https://t.co/f04uZ7Y5c3 hennepinems photo
Our Special Operations and Education Divisions teamed up to provide CPR/AED/Stop The Bleed training to @Vikings staff in Eagan today @HEMSDocs https://t.co/8j0G334VDd hennepinems photo
With summer around the corner, diving related injuries are likely to increase. Please read the attached article on how to prevent diving injuries and what to do when they happen! @HennepinHC @HEMSDocs
https://t.co/nArymVb6ag
Great final EMS Fellowship joint journal club today with @RegionsEMS and @MayoClinic discussing pre-hospital and ED use of RIC in STEMI patients. Looking forward to future journal clubs and our ongoing collaborations! @GJonesEMSdoc @NoobieMatt @RegionsHospital @anulukemd https://t.co/kRYAQPJC5P hennepinems photo
Nice weather is here. Gasoline-powered engines on boats, including onboard generators, produce carbon monoxide (CO), a colorless and odorless gas that can be deadly. #safety #preventpoison https://t.co/DWe8tU45Xv hennepinems photo