EMS - Ambulance Services
The Randolph County Ambulance Service is team of skilled healthcare workers with a mission to save lives, provide medical service and transportation in a prompt, safe and professional manner. Randolph County EMS provides emergency medical transportation and patient care 24 hours a day.
Randolph County EMS is licensed by the Georgia Department of Human Resources and provides primary 911 EMS service to nearly 8,000 people spread over 431 square miles. EMS personnel provide service to residents of two municipalities in the county and mutual aid service to surrounding counties. In addition to emergency coverage, Randolph County EMS provides coverage during special events.
EMS personnel are licensed paramedics or state certified Emergency Medical Technicians. Paramedics operate under Medical Standing Orders in Advanced Life Support procedures including airway, cardiac, trauma and newborn infants. All Paramedics and EMT-Is must have and maintain current Georgia DHR licenses.
The Paramedics and EMTs work closely with first responders from the Fire Departments and Sheriff's Office as well as police and fire personnel in Cuthbert and Shellman.
Each ambulance carries Basic Life Support (BLS) medical supplies, including glucometers, pulse oximetry, intranasal naloxone administration, splints, bandages, oxygen tanks and masks, and spinal immobilization equipment.
Advanced Life Support care requires medical monitoring and care by a licensed Paramedic/EMT and may include monitoring vital signs, advanced drug therapy, cardiac monitoring, oxygen and IV therapy. The ALS Ambulance is equipped with state-of-the-art heart and blood pressure monitoring equipment, pulse oximetry, IV pumps, oxygen delivery devices including a CPAP and advanced medications used to treat a variety of illnesses and provide pain relief.
The EMS transports patients when needed to the Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert and provides non-emergency transport as needed.
Dial 911 for all emergencies and 229-732-6632 for non-emergencies. Emergency calls are dispatched by the men and women of the 911 Center.