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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.

2 days ago
Missing holidays with loved ones is nothing new for our dedicated healthcare workers & no one understands this sacrifice more than those who serve in the @DeptofDefense. Today these teams begin working side by side at HCMC. We are so thankful for all of them. Happy Thanksgiving! https://t.co/A9adS9NHgt hennepinems photo
2 days ago
Please have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
We are especially thankful for all of our staff and those who work through the holiday to ensure the health, well being and safety of others!
Happy Thanksgiving from Hennepin EMS! https://t.co/4RmzmbjMTP
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3 days ago
⚠️Recall alert⚠️P&G Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Old Spice and Secret Aerosol Spray Antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck Aerosol Spray Products Due to Detection of Benzene https://t.co/H5JKMSxVNP
3 days ago
For each year from 2017 to 2019, an estimated average of 2,300 home fires were reported to fire departments in the U.S. on Thanksgiving Day 🦃. These fires caused an estimated annual average of 5 deaths, 25 injuries and $26 million in property loss. #StaySafe #ThankfulforSafety https://t.co/urp41uXB9B hennepinems photo
4 days ago
Congratulations to HEMS EMD/EMT Nicole Knoll, who recently received a "Stork Award." Nicole provided valuable pre-arrival instructions to the caller prior to the arrival of our paramedics and first responders, resulting in a successful delivery in the field!
Well Done Nicole! https://t.co/NSNoJYr8MR
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