Emergency Medical Services Statistical Information

EMS Calls in New York State

As of 2007

Level of Care Number of Calls
Basic Life Support 2,179,768 (86.75%)
Advanced Life Support 333,060 (13.25%)
Total 2,512,828 (100%)

Currently Certified Providers

As of March 2010

Certification Level Number Certified
Certified First Responder 10,838
EMT-Basic 38,824
EMT-Intermediate 1,014
EMT-Critical Care 2,167
EMT-Paramedic 6,912
Total Certified 59,755

Ambulance Services

As of January 2008

Ownership Type Number Services
Commercial 86
College 11
Hospital 30
Industrial 15
Municipal 104
NYS Government 1
US Government 10
Fire Department 507
Total 1107

Advanced Life Support First Response Service

As of January 2008

Ownership Type Number Services
Commercial 4
College 0
Hospital 2
Industrial 6
Municipal 32
NYS Government 1
US Government 0
Fire Department 53
Independent 14
Total 111

Basic Life Support First Response Service

As of January 2008

Ownership Type Number Services
Commercial 0
College 16
Hospital 0
Industrial 9
Municipal 80
NYS Government 10
US Government 7
Fire Department 553
Independent 4
Total 679

Vehicles

As of January 2008

Ownership Type Number of Vehicles
Ambulance 4775
Advanced Life Support First Response 483
Advanced Life Support First Response 1186