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Sun. Mar 29th 2020
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CDC Guidance:What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick.
Mon. Mar 9th 2020
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Job Opportunities:Northampton County is currently recruiting for positions of EMS Provider ~ EMT, Advanced, Intermediate or Paramedic.Shifts are 24 hour on with 72 off. Shifts start at 6 am. Full-tim...
Fri. Feb 28th 2020
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CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified in a growing number of other loc...
Sat. Feb 1st 2020
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Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some peo...
Sat. Jun 1st 2019
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About Us

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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