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Welcome to EMS
Clarksville-Montgomery County is a vibrant community located in Middle Tennessee, directly off of I-24, 40 miles northwest of Nashville. As the ninth-fastest growing city in the nation, Clarksville is experiencing tremendous change. New industries, new schools, a new hospital, and new residential developments are just the beginning. Clarksville-Montgomery County has a total area of 544 square miles and its population is estimated at 184,207, according to the United States Census Bureau.
Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service (EMS), the sole 911 provider for Clarksville-Montgomery County, providing 24-hour emergency and non-emergency medical transportation, rope rescue, dive rescue/recovery, trench rescue, tactical medics and many other specialized rescue operations.
Departmental Overview and Projections
Montgomery County EMS holds an “A” rating by the State of Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services. In order to achieve this rating the State of Tennessee requires the service to provide capabilities for advanced life support or special critical care on ninety-five percent (95%) of emergency runs within their service area, providing this service twenty-four (24) hours a day. We exceed this requirement by staffing every unit with a Paramedic.
In fiscal year 2011-2012 (July 1 through June 30), Montgomery County EMS operated on a budget of approximately $7,971,523.42, responded to 22,198 calls (an average of 61 calls per day (a 5% increase from last year)), having ten (10) stations strategically located throughout the county that’s an average of 2,220 calls per station a year. Total collections for fiscal year 2011 were $3,987,694.96; costing the citizens of Montgomery County only $3,983,828.46 which comes out to approximately $21.63 per capita to provide excellent emergency medical care.
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Our department (to date) staffs fifty-six (56) Paramedics, eight (8) Critical Care Paramedics, two (2) Registered Nurses and fifty-seven (57) Emergency Medical Technicians.