Alex Lee and Merissa McLoughlin, two Allina Health EMS paramedics, were part of a team that revived a sudden cardiac arrest victim at the MSP Airport almost a year ago. The team used ResQCPR devices that were donated to the airport by United Hospital. Recently,
that patient got to meet the men and women who saved his life.
Allina Health Emergency Medical Services is one of the region's largest ambulance and medical transport services.
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.
Soon, state experts say, the 911 system will be more effective than ever with the introduction of the Next Generation 911 system.
The Allina Emergency Medical Services Eagle Valley Base in Savage has expanded its footprint and made $1.8 million in renovations to its facility over the last year.
As part of partnerships to create jobs and save lives for and with people of diverse ethnicities, Allina Health is kicking off a first-of-its-kind emergency medical technician (EMT) training, called Allina Health EMS Freedom House EMT Academy.
Allina Health EMS paramedic Bill Griep and EMT Ben McAuliffe were honored by the Anoka County Sheriff's Office for pulling an elderly woman from her burning home.
Allina Health is trying new ways to transport mental health patients in a more dignified manner, such as unmarked vehicles with plainclothes paramedics.
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In an emergency, call 911.
For non-emergency medical transportation, call 651-222-0555.
Allina Health Emergency Medical Services: Community report
In 2015, our 114 vehicles responded to more than 100,000 emergency calls across an 1,800-square-mile area.