Emergency Medical Services

EMS Mission Statement:

To ensure that all residents of and visitors to San Diego County receive timely and high quality emergency medical services, specialty care, prevention services, disaster preparedness and response. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a branch of the Health and Human Services Agency's Public Health Services. It is the 'local EMS agency' (LEMSA) as defined in California law.


Holiday Closure Notice:

EMS will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Please note that EMS is closed on Friday's for front-desk assistance, Protocol and Medication Handbook sales, and all other buisiness transactions. 


Featured in County News:

Life-saving CPR App Launched

Life-saving CPR App Launched (PulsePoint)

-July 28, 2014

Preparing For An Anthrax Attack

Preparing For An Anthrax Attack

-July 25, 2014


When to Call

San Diego County's emergency access number for fire, police or medical emergencies is "9-1-1". At times you may not be sure whether it is appropriate to use this emergency number for medical problems. 

Guidelines to help you know when to call 9-1-1.



Contact Us

            6255 Mission Gorge Road

            San Diego, CA 92120

            Phone: 619-285-6429

            Fax: 619-285-6531

For more detailed information on location and hours, please visit the About EMS page.