Dedicated to providing the highest quality pre-hospital emergency care

New Orleans Medical Emergency Services is dedicated to providing the highest quality pre-hospital emergency care to individuals living in and visiting New Orleans.

As public servants, EMS provides time-sensitive, medically-sound and respectful, compassionate delivery of this pre-hospital health care.

EMS Headquarters

(504) 658-2929
2929 Earhart Blvd New Orleans, LA 70125 View on map


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Programs & Initiatives
VIGOR Volunteer Program

The New Orleans EMS VIGOR program allows volunteers to work alongside of New Orleans EMS employees providing patient care to the visitors and citizens of New Orleans.  VIGOR is the acronym for Volunteer in Government of Responsibility.  The VIGOR Program is often a stepping stone for potential employees. 

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Programs & Initiatives
Community Outreach Programs

New Orleans EMS Community Outreach focuses on preventative health and safety education for citizens of Orleans Parish, developing and implementing interactive programs to aid in the mission of saving lives. 

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Latest News

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March 18, 2024 | From City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans Hosts Readiness Event to Enhance Public Safety during Special Major Events

 In partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD), the City of New Orleans is hosting a multiday readiness event from Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22. The purpose of this initiative is continuous collaboration, preparedness and improvements for local, state and federal first responders to address tactical, radiological, nuclear and chemical scenarios and to enhance future operations.  

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February 7, 2023 | From City of New Orleans

New Orleans EMS Gets 11 New Ambulances in Time for Mardi Gras

Mayor LaToya Cantrell announces that 11 new ambulances will be added to the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services fleet in time for Mardi Gras.

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June 22, 2018 | From City of New Orleans

New Orleans EMS Reminds Residents of the Dangers of Children in Hot Cars after "Near Miss"

New Orleans EMS is reminding residents that children should never be left unattended in vehicles after responding to a call for service in which a small child was unintentionally locked in a hot car. 

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