The Garrard County EMS, or 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.
The Garrard EMS provides twenty-four hours 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 per year, both emergency and non-emergency in nature, over half of which are to the City of Lancaster. The service provides standby services for fires, athletic events, and community functions as needed.
The Garrard County EMS is owned, operated and funded by the Garrard County Fiscal Court.