Providing Emergency Medical Services to the Residents and
Visitors of Hennepin County, Minnesota
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.
From horses to heart monitors, Hennepin EMS has been responding to emergencies for over a century.
Our Emergency Communications Center recorded nearly 400,000 transactions in 2018 – ranging from phone calls, computer entries, and radio transmissions.
Our paramedics responded to 81,186 9-1-1 calls for emergency medical care in 2018.
Our Educators/Instructors provided nearly 110,000 student classroom hours.
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