Sullivan County EMS (SCEMS) provides services to both, it's residents and visitors of Sullivan County and also provides mutual aid to its neighboring communities. Sullivan County EMS is taking part of becoming one of the world's safest places to live.
The number of residents of Sullivan County exceed 156,000 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With Sullivan County's many industries and commuting employees, it is estimated that the population increases nearly 50% during normal business hours, and possibly triples during special events.
Even with the dramatic population changes, careful planning and proactive strategies have reassured SCEMS has an average response time of 8 minutes from dispatch. If there is a medical emergency in Sullivan County, our well trained Paramedics and EMTs can begin care, best described as "an extension of the Emergency Room," within an average of eight minutes from when you dial 9-1-1. Sullivan County EMS strives to bring you the best care "in the field" possible.