Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Minutes, even seconds, can mean the difference between life and death in an emergency. At Tri-County Health Care, we take care of life's emergencies. Tri-County Hospital EMS has been successfully meeting the needs of our community since 1988.
Always On Call. Always Available.
When a quick response is critical, Tri-County Health Care is there. Emergencies can be scary, that's why we continue to work tirelessly to provide you with confidence and comfort in times of medical emergency. Tri-County Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is comprised of an experienced team that's passionate about your life and health. Our accomplished paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are recognized as regional leaders, and our response model has garnered a statewide reputation for innovation and excellence in out-of-hospital emergency care.
The highly praised patient and program services of Tri-County's EMS are possible due to the dedication of our employees who believe in the EMS department's mission/purpose statement:
Tri-County's EMS staff will ensure the highest level of excellence to our community in an efficient, caring and professional manner.
Tri-County Hospital's EMS staff provides excellence in emergency medical care to our communities in Bluffton, Menahga, New York Mills, Sebeka, Verndale and Wadena.
John Pate, M.D., serves as medical director, and Mike Ittner is the organization's emergency response manager.