How many ambulances does Medford EMS have in service?A:
Medford EMS has three ambulances in service. These ambulances are certified for use by the NJ Department of Health. One ambulance is staffed by an assigned duty crew 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. If the need for additional ambulances arises, additional volunteers will respond in order to staff the additional ambulances that are needed. Medford EMS also has three command vehicles in service. The EMS chief and other operational officers use these vehicles to run EMS command and provide first response to emergencies.
What type of calls does Medford EMS respond to?A:
Medford EMS responds to a wide variety of calls. These range from fall victims and motor vehicle crashes to respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Depending on the nature of the call, Medford EMS will at times work conjointly with Medford Township’s fire department and Paramedics from Virtua Health.