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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.

3 days ago
Shout out to our friends from North AirCare who “Swung by” HCMC today!
Safe travels! https://t.co/IQvjReIiXw
4 days ago
That lint building up in your dryer could cause big problems if you don’t clean it out from time to time. And by big problems, we mean a house fire. Don’t forget about your dryer vents when you’re doing spring cleaning, Retired @MaplewoodFD Chief Steve Lukin explains. https://t.co/hZepiVhmUO hennepinems photo
4 days ago
Hennepin EMS is hiring for the FT, benefit earning position of Emergency Medical Technician/Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMT/EMD). For a full job description and to apply, visit https://t.co/z3CPPHylwW and search for job #210864. #EMS #ambulance #dispatch #emt #emd @HennepinHC https://t.co/YyF9XOpkvs hennepinems photo
1 week ago
Hennepin EMS (Hennepin Healthcare System) is hiring for the casual position of Vehicle Service Technician. For a full job description and to apply, visit https://t.co/z3CPPHylwW and search for job #210761. #hennepinems @HennepinHC #ems #ambulance #publicsafety #healthcare https://t.co/GNheWuOzvh hennepinems photo
1 week ago
On this International Firefighters’ Day, the men and women of the State Fire Marshal Division stand and salute each and every one of our 20,000-plus Minnesota firefighters. Thank you for all that you do. Stay safe. Stay strong. Stand proud. https://t.co/AF1oKddLjL hennepinems photo