The Emergency Medical Service is staffed by state-certified volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).
Three ambulances are in active service, and each ambulance is manned by a three-person crew, of which at least one is a board-certified paramedic.
Car Seat Checks / Installation The EMS department offers car seat checks/installation. Anyone needing this service can call 281-4163 to make an appointment. This is a free service to Columbia residents, however there is a $5 fee/car seat for anyone outside of the 62236 zip code.