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Sun. Mar 29th 2020
CDC Guidance:What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick.
Mon. Mar 9th 2020
Job Opportunities:Northampton County is currently recruiting for positions of EMS Provider ~ EMT, Advanced, Intermediate or Paramedic.Shifts are 24 hour on with 72 off. Shifts start at 6 am. Full-tim...
Fri. Feb 28th 2020
CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified in a growing number of other loc...
Sat. Feb 1st 2020
Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some peo...
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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.


First, build a combination career and volunteer program offering a positive work environment which includes team building, mentoring, education and opportunity. Second, provide all the components needed to maintain a viable, working volunteer EMS program in Northampton County.


  1. Emergency response and citizen services are always our highest priority and overriding concern;

  2. Each member is committed to teamwork, personal integrity, ethical conduct and personal accountability for their actions, and;

  3. Each member is committed to exhibiting in them and promoting within their co-workers the highest standards of service professionalism.

  4. Each member is committed to SERVICE PROFESSIONALISM:

  • Attitude: Maintain an attitude of professional respect for the value of life and the dignity of others, the worth of caring, and the importance of helping others;

  • Actions: Demonstrate professional knowledge, skills, and abilities. Actions should be deliberate and appropriate for the situation at hand and carried out with expedience, efficiency, courtesy, kindness and respect for others;

  • Appearance: Present the best possible professional appearance in self, apparatus, equipment and station. It generates pride and confidence.


Hollye Carpenter, EMS Director

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