Emergency Medical Services

The mission of the Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is to promote and provide excellence in the delivery of emergency medical services to Livingston County, while maintaining an EMS system that integrates all levels of EMS resources to deliver quality patient care. 

EMS is the pre-hospital treatment and transportation of the sick and injured. In Livingston County, EMS is provided by integrating 12 transporting ambulance services, five fire department first responder agencies, five Advanced Life Support services, and the SUNY Geneseo First Response Agency. 


The Department of EMS sponsors many levels of EMS education and training through an agreement with the New York State Department of Health, is a Training Center for the American Heart Association, and hosts many Continuing Medical Education training throughout the year. 

Livingston County EMS Course Schedule Fall 2018
Livingston County EMS Course Application 2018



The Department of EMS coordinates efforts to enhance and improve the recruitment of EMS volunteers in concert with the individual EMS agency recruitment programs. The Department of EMS works closely with the Livingston County 911 Center Coordinator and the Livingston County Office of Emergency Management Director to effectively and efficiently provide an integrated EMS system encompassing law enforcement, dispatch, and fire services. 

The Department of EMS plays an integral role in the ongoing development and improvement of the education and delivery of EMS services as part of the Monroe-Livingston Regional EMS Council.