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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

​The Department of Health is the lead agency for emergency medical services (EMS) in the commonwealth. The Department’s Bureau of Emergency Medical Services is responsible for the statewide development and coordination

of a comprehensive system to prevent and reduce premature death and disability.

ALERT: Naloxone is free for first responders, including EMS, through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. CLICK HERE for more information.

EMS Information and Education

EMS Regulations and Protocol

Frequently Asked Questions