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"Boston EMS, Saving Lives Since 1877."

Emergencies happen every day, and here in Boston, our first responders are trained and prepared for any situation. At Boston EMS, EMTs and Paramedics answer the call more than 100,000 times a year. From asthma attacks and cardiac arrests to car accidents and childbirth, we provide compassionate, high-quality care to every patient we meet. Boston EMS serves the people of Boston with pride.

As one of the busiest and most respected EMS agencies in the nation, we have staff with expertise in a variety of areas including: CPR, hot and cold weather safety, carbon monoxide illness, stroke prevention, child carseat installation, emergency preparedness, the 911 system, child and elderly injury prevention, emergency medical procedures, among many others. Please let us know if you're interested in speaking with one of our staff members.

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    Boston EMS 2011 Annual Report

    The Boston EMS 2011 Annual Report includes an overview of Department programs, accomplishments, statistics and highlights for last year.

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    Bike Safety Map

    Boston EMS is sharing data with the Boston Cyclist Union to help keep Boston's cyclists safe and protected. Learn more.

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    Boston EMS Honored at BEMSC Awards

    At Boston EMS, the strength of our service lies in our personnel’s commitment to excellence. Boston EMS took home 7 awards in October as part of the 9th Annual MBEMSC (Metro Boston EMS Council) Region IV Awards. The awards are aimed at recognizing individuals who strive to improve the delivery of pre-hospital care.

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  • Schools Honored for Life Saving Equipment

    The American Heart Association and Boston EMS honor Boston Public Schools for the achievement of installing AEDs in every public school in Boston.

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  • Ribbon Cutting for New EMS Station

    Mayor Menino joins Tufts Medical Center President Ellen Zane and EMS Chief James Hooley to kick-off the grand opening of the new EMS ambulance station in Chinatown.

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  • CDC Preps for H1N1 Vaccine

    Boston EMS featured in CBS News coverage of H1N1 preparations by the Center for Disease Control.

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