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Emergency Medical Services

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WHAT IS EMS?

  • EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians)-who care for the injured at the accident scene and on the way to the hospital Ambulances-with life-saving equipment
  • A telephone number-for calling a dispatcher to send an ambulance
  • A communications system such as a two-way radio for the EMTs in the ambulance to call the hospital to get orders from the doctors on duty and inform them of what to expect upon patient arrival
  • Hospitals equipped with emergency rooms and other patient services to handle most emergencies
  • Trauma Centers-hospitals that can deal 24 hours a day with serious injuries

Questions about Oswego County EMS?