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Allina Health Emergency Medical Services

  • Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, formerly known as Allina Health Medical Transportation, is one of the region's largest ambulance and medical transport services.

    • We serve more than 100 Minnesota communities, where about 1 million people live.
    • We employ nearly 570 paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), dispatchers, special transportation drivers, maintenance and administration and support personnel.
    • Our services include priority medical dispatch, 911 pre-arrival instructions, emergency and non-emergency ambulance response, the Greater Minnesota Ride program, wheelchair transport, and Flight Care (in-flight medical kits) program.

    Communities we serve

    Our primary service area encompasses about 1,200 square miles in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and greater Minnesota.


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    We serve a variety of communities within the counties of: Anoka, Brown, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, McLeod, Nicollet, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, and Wright.

    In the news


    Glencoe Regional Health Services partners with Allina Health to provide emergency medical services

    Allina Health Emergency Medical Services (AHEMS) will operate the Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) ambulance service under a contract that begins July 1, 2014.

    The Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board licenses GRHS as an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance service. Under its contract with Allina Health, GRHS will continue to hold its ambulance license, while AHEMS will perform all management duties and be accountable to the GRHS Board of Directors. Learn more.

  • Improving CPR results

    A life-saving difference for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) victims is whether someone nearby properly performs CPR.

    Allina Health recognized with 'Above and Beyond' award

    Minnesota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve recognized Allina Health as an outstanding employer of Minnesota National Guard and Reserve members.

    Allina Health hospitals lead in heart attack response time

    The Twin Cities is one of the best places to have a heart attack and cardiac arrest, says Charles Lick, MD, medical director, Allina Health Emergency Medical Services.

    Allina Health first on national database created to register AEDs

    Allina Health Emergency Medical Services is the first EMS service in the nation linked to a national program to help cardiac arrest victims.

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  • Emergencies

    In an emergency, call 911.

    For non-emergency medical transportation, call 651-222-0555.

    Get the facts about Ebola

    While inside an ambulance, an EMT makes eye contact with patient as she checks her vitals.

    April Anderson, emergency medical technician (EMT), reassures a woman experiencing pregnancy complications.

    In 2014, our 111 vehicles responded to 106,000 emergency calls across an 1,800-square-mile area.

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