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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.

4 days ago
Siren maintenance and growl testing will take place starting at 9 a.m. in Plymouth at 10911 Hwy 55 and all of the St. Louis Park sirens. #SirenMaintenance https://t.co/ArnGUGN5PA hennepinems photo
4 days ago
Reminder today is Tornado Drill day! Outdoor warning sirens will sound at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. for schools, businesses, and families to practice their emergency plans and where to seek shelter. #mnwx #TornadoDrillDay #SWAW21 https://t.co/nZrwc56Xh5 hennepinems photo
6 days ago
Thursday, April 15th is Tornado Drill Day! We will be participating in partnership with @NWSTwinCities sounding outdoor warning sirens twice at 1:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Doing our part to keep Hennepin County residents safe! #mnwx #SWAW2021 https://t.co/lu6DQtgvT8 hennepinems photo
6 days ago
Severe Weather Awareness Week Day 2:
Storms⛈️, hail🧊, and lightning⚡️.
Thunderstorms and hail can be just as damaging as a tornado and will often trigger a local siren. Seek shelter and stay safe! https://t.co/KXBR9pl4my
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7 days ago
REMINDER: Keep 911 open for emergencies. Outside of Minneapolis? Call your 911 dispatch center’s 10-digit number to report suspicious activity: https://t.co/qC5VMyXY2L.

#MNOSN #OperationSafetyNet https://t.co/8dw6200HyR
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