Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Manatee County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) is the primary 911—emergency response service to Manatee County.  Last fiscal year, our service responded to over 49,000 calls for service.  We operate 20 advanced life support ambulances, a Firefighter Paramedic Program, a Marine Rescue Paramedic Lifeguard Program, and work closely with the  Community Paramedicine Division.

Manatee County's 2017 Employee of the Year - Aaron White, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Congratulations to Aaron White, 2017 Employee of the Year! This prestigious award bestows recognition of Mr. White for his dedicated efforts and commitment to the Public Safety Department and the county as a whole. During a public meeting on December 12, 2017, the Board of County Commissioners acknowledged Mr. White's valuable service by issuing a proclamation designating December 12, 2017, as "AARON WHITE DAY" and presented him with an engraved plaque.