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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 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.

TC Pride Week features the Beer Dabbler, Pride Festival, food trucks, live music. Travel safely! Designated Driver tickets/beverages are available for the Beer Dabbler, and Metro Transit is offering free rides this weekend. #DriveSmart #TCPride
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Our campus partners at @isssumn are helping us share this important message. Some scam calls/emails can appear to be coming from legitimate senders! (Including from government agencies) #FraudAlert #ScamAlert https://t.co/axdXgbqpT6 hennepinems photo
Become an EMT and help save lives! Hennepin EMS Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is taking registrations for their 160 hour course beginning June 1. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30pm - 9:30 pm. Visit https://t.co/99ziUTz9Dh and search 'EMT' for more details. https://t.co/pa9xIfmIzZ hennepinems photo
There are some hot days ahead. 🔥 If you need a break from the heat, find a cooling option near you: https://t.co/K72fH9025B https://t.co/IC38jRt0aJ hennepinems photo
People must drink plenty of fluids, stay indoors when possible and be cognizant of the signs and symptoms of #heatexhaustion and #heatstroke, said Dr. Andrew Laudenbach, an emergency physician at HCMC. #mnwx https://t.co/1hgB2vAhUo
MSP Airport just hit 80° which is our normal high temperature for today! We will keep heating up for the rest of the day and won't cool off much overnight, so watch out for signs of heat related illness! #mnwx https://t.co/AXAfng8nBR hennepinems photo