EMS/Ambulance Service

Ricky Mathis, Director
1400 Jack Dayton Circle
Hiawassee, GA 30546
Office: 706-896-2228
Fax: 706-896-1069
e-mail: rm801@alltel.net
Emergency: 911

               Full time:

               11 paramedics
               3 EMT Intermediates
               1 Secretary

               Part time:

               4 Paramedics
               3 EMT Intermediates

   Towns County EMS responds to approximately 2,000 calls per year with an average response time of 9.3 minutes. The staff is highly trained in all aspects of emergency care, including Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Life Support, Trauma Life Support, Search and Rescue, Extrication, Water Rescue and many other specialty courses.

   Towns County EMS began operation in 1973, and since then they have been honored twice with EMS Of The Year, first in 1998, then again in 2004.

   The Towns County EMS operates with 4 ambulances, 1 4 x 4 dooley truck, 1 car, 1 multi casualty trailer, and 1 all terrain vehicle.

   The staff has over 150 years of combined service to Towns County.