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.

Hennepin EMS is now hiring Paramedics for our December 5th, 2022, and February 20th, 2023 New Hire Academies! We offer a very competitive compensation package including Pay for Experience, Affordable Health Insurance, Sign-On Bonus, and Police & Fire (P.E.R.A.) Pension Plan! https://t.co/qI0OmMSSQk hennepinems photo
Remembering all responders who ran towards the danger on 9-11-2001, especially those who gave their lives so that others may live. https://t.co/Yb99AsQIXH hennepinems photo
It's World Suicide Prevention Day.
Limiting access to lethal means is one of the simplest strategies to decrease the chances of suicide.
Follow these steps below to improve safety in your home. #BeThe1To Keep Them Safe https://t.co/Gs20X28XSm
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What a blast!!! We ran the 2nd annual memorial 9/11 5k at the MN Medical Director conference @HEMSDocs @hennepinems even @ARobinsonMD ran! #emsdoc https://t.co/sb8M7W0YZf hennepinems photo
Earlier today our HEMS Technical Rescue Medic and Duty Chief responded along with @MinneapolisFire and @MinneapolisPD for a technical rescue for a person trapped in a storm drain. The person was described as an “urban explorer” who literally got in “over there head.” https://t.co/i7KL4nAt1S hennepinems photo