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.

4 days ago
It’s hard to keep track of what #vaccines your children need – that’s why we’re here for you! Now’s the time to get your child caught up on their immunizations. Make an appointment with their provider today. https://t.co/dXl7E1WUWz
4 days ago
First responders gather in Grand Rapids to honor fallen paramedic https://t.co/eGEz93DpKj
4 days ago
It is possible to survive a cardiac arrest, but it is vital to get the right treatment quickly. Just remember: call 911, push hard and fast, and shock with an AED.

4 days ago
With our partners in public safety @MinneapolisFire this morning with @hennepinems great work everyone! https://t.co/CzndKYfm5v hennepinems photo
5 days ago
Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The purpose of WEAAD is to raise awareness of the cultural, social, economic & demographic processes affecting elder abuse.

One way you can help combat this trend is to learn the signs of elder abuse:

https://t.co/O7envaElBX https://t.co/AHEdShxvso
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5 days ago
Today the DNR upgraded our fire danger rating from moderate to high. Please use caution when smoking, having a recreational fire, using combustible materials & grilling. #MtkaFD has responded to 7 grass fires in the past 10 days; nearly all involving cottonwood seeds & dry grass. https://t.co/mhxwK9oXBi hennepinems photo