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Essex Windsor EMS is proud to have spearheaded the very successful campaign #KnowYour911.  This campaign has helped Essex Windsor EMS empower our community to know their role and get the facts.  

Click here to find out more about how your Service can be a part of this turnkey campaign for 2017 Paramedic Services Week!

Notice to the Public

Essex Windsor EMS is requesting the locations of all  Public Access Defibrillators in our community.

This includes all public areas and businesses.  

If you know of the location of a Public Access Defibrillator, please fill out our AED Registration Form or report the information by email to defib@countyofessex.on.ca.

EMS Team Ontario Wins Gold!!!

The Essex Windsor EMS family couldn't be more proud - EMS Team Ontario took the gold at the Rallye Rejviz International Paramedic Competition! Their hard work and dedication really paid off!

Enjoy the celebrations and safe travels home! 

EMS Team Ontario

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We recently celebrated Paramedic Week!

Click here to view the exciting things that took place with Essex Windsor EMS. Thank you all for showing your support!

Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS) plays an important role in providing extensive pre-hospital emergency medical care. We provide 24/7 coverage for all of Essex County, City of Windsor and Pelee Island, while treating and transporting over 47,000 patients per year!

Essex-Windsor EMS employs over 260 paramedics and operates out of 12 bases. Our paramedics are college-trained professionals who are highly skilled in all aspects of pre-hospital emergency medicine.

When you call an ambulance, our team of dedicated paramedics work tirelessly to get you the care you need.

Watch the video below to see what your Paramedics are doing for your community, each and every day:

Essex Windsor EMS Paramedics from Delirium Media on Vimeo.

Mission statement

The County of Essex, Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services is committed to providing the highest quality emergency medical pre-hospital care to the citizens of the County of Essex, the City of Windsor and the Township of Pelee.

Our purpose is to foster fiscally responsible quality care through:

  • Maintaining mutually supportive relationships with other emergency services and health care agencies in our community.
  • Participating in public education for prevention and awareness.
  • Providing continuous quality improvement to ensure the highest standards are achieved.
  • Supporting our employees and providing them with the tools and methods to accomplish the highest quality of care.

Interesting facts

  • Essex-Windsor EMS is a 24/7 operation
  • Essex-Windsor EMS treats/transports over 47,000 patients each year
  • Our ambulances respond in an area over 1,720 km2 across 7 municipalities, the City of Windsor and Pelee Island
  • Our ambulances travel over 2,250,000 km each year.