Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

Garrard County Emergency Medical Service (EMS), also known as the Ambulance Department, provides the highest pre-hospital care to citizens in need; maintains an optimum state of readiness in order to provide effective emergency response when called upon; and works to promote and perpetuate a level of medical and health service training which best serves all residents of Garrard County.

EMS provides twenty-four hour coverage of Advanced and Basic Life Support services to the residents of Garrard County, Kentucky. All ambulance personnel are Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics certified by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

EMS responds to approximately 3,000 calls emergency and non-emergency per year. Over half of of these calls are to the City of Lancaster. The service provides standby services for fires, athletic events, and community functions as needed.

Garrard County EMS is owned, operated and funded by the Garrard County Fiscal Court.

EMS Director Tim May

319 Stanford Street
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 792-6288

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