Emergency Medical Services
All Hazard Health Services Capacity Management Plan - LEVEL 4 (Enhanced Surveillance)
|EMS Solicitations||Name and Commodity Code(s)|
Comprehensive Evaluation of Base Hospital System and Trauma Catchment
80100000, 80101504 and 85100000
Medication shortage information
The San Diego County EMS Office is aware that normal saline, epinephrine 1:10,000 1 mg/10 mL (0.1 mg/mL) pre-filled syringes, and injectable dextrose 50% vials are in limited supply and may be difficult to obtain.
Please see the EMS Medical Director's communications regarding these shortages:
|Normal saline-related guidance|
|April 20, 2022|
7, 2022 ||Use of expired medications |
7, 2022 ||New option for push-dose
epinephrine preparation |
|March 29, 2022||Mitigation strategies|
|February 28, 2022||Cardiac and push-dose epinephrine guidance|
|February 28, 2022|
Notify County EMS via EMSNotifications@sdcounty.ca.gov
when medication or supply shortages resolve.
COVID-19 information for EMS professionals
More information from County EMS, including links to policy updates and guidance for EMS professionals, are posted on this page.
Behavioral health program for first responders
The Fire Captain Ryan Mitchell behavioral health support program is a free, confidential 24/7 peer-supported referral hotline.
This program aims to increase awareness about local mental health
resources and decrease the stigma and barriers associated with First
Responders seeking behavioral health
The County of San Diego EMS, with the cooperation of local EMS partners, has implemented a new electronic, cloud-based data program, called the CoSD Local EMS Information System (CoSD LEMSIS):
EMS Reference Materials
Designated specialty facilities:
Regulatory Agency Information
- Medical Director
- Committee Minutes & Agendas
- County Service Areas
- Education & Training
- Certification and Accreditation
- Ambulance Ordinance
- Prehospital System
- Trauma System
- California Health and Safety Code
- California Code of Regulations
- About LEMSA
County EMS Grantville offices have officially moved!
All County EMS Staff are working remotely. There are NO in-person services available. Please call 619-285-6429 or email us with any questions.
Here is our new mailing address:
San Diego County EMS Office (MS
5510 Overland Avenue, Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92123-1239