Emergency Medical Services
A Message from Yadkin County EMS about the COVID-19 Response:
As we continue through the COVID-19 Pandemic, Yadkin County EMS is taking several steps to assure our patients continue to receive the best possible care:
- We are following protocols that have been developed by the North Carolina Office of EMS for potential COVID-19 cases.
- Our EMS units are outfitted with additional Personal Protective Equipment for known or suspected COVID-19 patients.
- Our EMS units continue to be cleaned/sanitized with EPA approved cleaner for COVID-19 after each EMS call to assure a safe environment for every patient.
- We are assuring that each of our EMS personnel are without symptoms and without a fever before every shift.
Please be safe and continue to follow the recommendations by the Local, State, and Federal response agencies.
About the EMS Divison
Yadkin County Emergency Medical Services is responsible for the provision of emergency medical care throughout the county. This is accomplished by providing 5 Advanced Life Support ambulances and 1 Quick Response Vehicle (staffed by our shift supervisor) strategically placed throughout the county. We deliver these services utilizing data-driven protocols that have been provided by the state and perused by our local Medical Director.
In 2018, Yadkin County Emergency Medical Services was dispatched to over 5,500 calls for service.
"To deliver the most advanced pre-hospital care possible to the citizens of Yadkin County, and to those who travel, work, and recreate within our boundaries."
We serve a population between 37,000 and 38,000 residents. We also have approximately 80,000 people in transit per day on Interstate 77 and U.S Route 421.