Emergency Medical Services

Alameda County Emergency Medical Services (ALCO EMS) is a division of Healthcare Services Agency. The primary purpose of Alameda County EMS is to provide oversight and administration of medical 911 responses throughout the county. We ensure the quality of the 911 response through policy development, contract monitoring, research, education and community programs.

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EMS Events

  • EMS Week is the best time of year to honor and celebrate our EMTs, paramedics and fire personnel.  The Alameda County EMS Committee is asking for award nominations. Please complete the nomination form and return it to Michelle Voos no later than Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
  • Free check-up for your car seat, to ensure that your child rides safely. Jan - Mar 2014.


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ALCO EMS Reports

  • The Alameda County EMS Agency is a patient centered Local Emergency Medical Services Agency. With this patient centered perspective, Alameda County EMS understands that the practice of medicine is dynamic. Input from field providers and the public we serve is essential in developing and improving the 2012 Quality Improvement Program Plan.
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EMTs and Paramedics


** EFFECTIVE 3/3/2014 **

EMT’s: Application fees have changed and copies of CE and CPR are no longer accepted.

Paramedics: Accreditation fee has changed.

Educators: Training Program Application fees have changed.

Fee Increase Detail.

New Fee Schedule.


Please use this form to submit your field policy update ideas!  Anyone can sumbit an idea.  The deadline is April 30, 2014 at 16:00 PDT.  Thank you.


2014 Alameda County EMS Field Manual (PDF format).

View the 2014 Update Training Video (UTV).

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