Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS Chief). The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide, and super...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/22/2022 Donna Dittman Hale, Executive Director Mary Ochsner, LPC, CRC, BC-TMH Network Director Email:execdirector@bayriverstelehealth.org Em...
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Job Opportunities:Northampton County is currently recruiting for both full-time and part-time positions of EMS Provider (Intermediate or Paramedic preferred).Shifts are 24 hours on with 72 off. Shift...
Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Emergency Medical Services

The MISSION of the Northampton County Department of EMS is to provide basic and advanced life support providers able to respond quickly, minimizing pain, suffering and loss when emergencies occur, by delivering the highest quality emergency care to citizens and visitors of Northampton County. 


Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management (EM) coordinates efforts to ensure the County is able to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from any type of natural or man-caused disaster.  The County uses an all hazards approach to emergency preparedness, which means planning efforts consider all types of natural and man-caused disasters that could occur in the County.


Volunteer Fire & EMS Services

The Fire and EMS Services of Northampon County are primarily provided by a dedicated group of volunteers, supplemented by career EMS employees.  There are three (3) volunteer Fire stations, two (2) combination Fire & EMS stations and one (1) EMS station located in the County.


911 Communications (Eastern Shore of Virginia)

The Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Communications Center is the public emergency answering point for the Counties of Accomack and Northampton. All 9-1-1calls are received by the ESVA911 Communications Center.  Police calls are transferred to local Sheriff's Offices or the Virginia State Police for handling and dispatching.  Fire and emergency medical services calls are handled and dispatched directly to fire and EMS agencies by the staff of the Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Communications Center.


 

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