Boston EMS

Boston EMS is the City's municipal Emergency Medical Service, and one of three public safety agencies who respond to 9-1-1 calls.

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    Boston EMS EMT Basic Course

    The current Boston EMS EMT Course is full. We will post an announcement here and on our Facebook page as soon as registration opens and applications are being accepted.

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    Boston EMS 2013 Vital Stats

    In 2013, Boston EMS responded to 116,637 emergency medical incidents and transported 83,144 patients to area hospitals. To learn more about Boston EMS' 2013 performance check out our vital stats below.

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    Boston EMS Special Event Permit

    In addition to major events such as the 4th of July celebration and Boston Marathon, Boston EMS Special Operations provides medical support at hundreds of events throughout the City including festivals, parades, concerts, convetions, etc. To learn more about having Boston EMS provide medical support at your event, download the Boston EMS permit application and corresponding guide.

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  • Boston EMS Graduation 2014
    Mayor Walsh attends the Boston EMS graduation and promotional ceremony at historic Faneuil Hall. Watch Video »
  • Urban Shield: Boston Press Conference
    Mayor Walsh joins public safety officials to discuss the kick off of Urban Shield: Boston, a 24-hour regional training exercise that simulates large-scale public safety incidents in the Metro-Boston area.Watch Video »

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  • Our colleagues serving in the military both overseas & at home are always in our thoughts.