To protect the health, safety and welfare of our community with pride and professionalism.
Two advanced life support ambulances are staffed daily with paid professional EMS personnel, one of which is a board certified paramedic.
One EMS Chief, five full-time paramedics, with one being the lead paramedic, and 15-20 part-time paramedic/EMTs (emergency medical technician).
Car Seat Checks / Installation
The EMS department offers car seat checks/installation. Anyone needing this service can call 618-281-4163 to make an appointment. This is a free service to Columbia residents and anyone in the Columbia Volunteer Fire Protection District (CVFPD).
AHA CPR AED Heartsaver classes offered upon request. Anyone interested can call 618-281-4163.