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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE

Call EMS for Emergencies

Sedgwick County EMS Paramedics load patient into back of ambulance.

If you or another person experiences the following, call 9-1-1 to request an ambulance:

  • Chest pain/heart problems – chest pain radiating to neck, jaw, arm or back
  • Difficulty breathing – choking, blue appearance, struggling for air, wheezing
  • Change in level of consciousness – stumbling, incoherent, mumbling or very dizzy.
  • Uncontrolled bleeding – blood spurting, vomiting or coughing up blood, heavy rectal or vaginal bleeding
  • Central Injuries – injuries to the head, neck, back, abdomen or pelvis or inability to walk

Sedgwick County EMS Paramedic assist in the extrication of a patient from a motor vehicle accident.

In addition, 9-1-1/EMS should be called concerning the following:

  • Motor vehicle crashes involving injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Falls
  • Stabbings
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Back injuries
  • Choking
  • Burns or poisonings
  • Sudden severe illness