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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 day ago
The week of Monday, Oct. 25 the lane closures along Louisiana Avenue between West Lake Street and Oxford Street will be removed. The city has completed work on the new Louisiana Avenue bridge south of the SWLRT project and the roadway is now open to traffic to Excelsior Boulevard https://t.co/y1rRT1o6cL
1 day ago
Park, store and secure! Theft from cars and garages is on the rise, so make sure to follow these tips to keep you and your stuff safe. https://t.co/2N07yqTJaG hennepinems photo
1 day ago
The Pharmacy Department is home to seven different residencies in ambulatory care, critical care, general medicine, transplant, and health system leadership! Happy National Pharmacy Week! https://t.co/LxltrrDLyh hennepinems photo
2 days ago
Mother, daughter, partner, friend, advocate, SURVIVOR. We're wearing pink for #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. Early detection is key: Get an annual #mammogram starting at age 40. https://t.co/P4yIGNr7lO hennepinems photo
3 days ago
Temps will take a dive later this week with lows in the 20s and 30s. If you’re using a space heater to stay warm this week, be careful. Never leave a space heater unattended or use it to dry clothing. More tips: https://t.co/AO1OjhYf3z. https://t.co/4vCOoon8Ef hennepinems photo