Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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Saturday, June 1st, 2019
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Friday, June 1st, 2018
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Tiered zone evacuation plan:Newly-announced tiered evacuation zones for coastal Virginia are designed to enhance current evacuation plans, boost public safety, and improve travel efficiency in the eve...
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Citizens will begin to receive via mail a Z-Card with important Emergency Preparedness information.It will be packaged in a plain white cardboard folder, addressed to Postal Customer of each respectiv...
About us

Emergency Medical Services

The MISSION of the Northampton County Department of EMS is to provide basic and advanced life support providers able to respond quickly, minimizing pain, suffering and loss when emergencies occur, by delivering the highest quality emergency care to citizens and visitors of Northampton County. 


Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management (EM) coordinates efforts to ensure the County is able to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from any type of natural or man-caused disaster.  The County uses an all hazards approach to emergency preparedness, which means planning efforts consider all types of natural and man-caused disasters that could occur in the County.


Volunteer Fire & EMS Services

The Fire and EMS Services of Northampon County are primarily provided by a dedicated group of volunteers, supplemented by career EMS employees.  There are three (3) volunteer Fire stations, two (2) combination Fire & EMS stations and one (1) EMS station located in the County.


911 Communications (Eastern Shore of Virginia)

The Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Communications Center is the public emergency answering point for the Counties of Accomack and Northampton. All 9-1-1calls are received by the ESVA911 Communications Center.  Police calls are transferred to local Sheriff's Offices or the Virginia State Police for handling and dispatching.  Fire and emergency medical services calls are handled and dispatched directly to fire and EMS agencies by the staff of the Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Communications Center.


 

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