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Macon County Public Safety • Emergency Medical Services

Macon County Emergency Medical Services or EMS proudly protects 30-60,000 people living in an area of 517 square miles. We operate out of 3 stations (Franklin, Highlands, Nantahala) that protect a primarily commercial area.

Our department is a public department whose members are on a paid status. We are a paramedic level service providing both ALS (Advanced Life Support) and convalescent service to the citizens and visitors of Macon County, NC.

Macon County EMS operates a county-wide ALS ambulance service at the NC EMT-Paramedic level. We currently have 41 full-time employees and 21 part-time employees working out of three ambulance bases: One in Franklin, one in Highlands, and one in the Nantahala Community.

We provide emergency and convalescent transports both in and out-of-county within restricted distances. Macon County EMS responded to 8055 calls in the year 2022.

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National Incident Management System

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) guides all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector to work together to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to and recover from incidents. NIMS provides stakeholders across the whole community with the shared vocabulary, systems and processes to successfully deliver the capabilities described in the National Preparedness System. NIMS defines operational systems that guide how personnel work together during incidents.

Please click the link below for Federal Emergency Management Independent Study courses available free of charge, including ICS-700 (Introduction to the National Incident Management System)

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Community Care Paramedic (CCP) Program

EMS Training Website

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