Emergency Medical Service
Tipp City EMS is a third service provider of emergency medical service in Tipp City and Monroe Township in Miami County Ohio. We respond in a 36 square mile area inhabited by 18,000 people. The staff responds to emergencies in agricultural, residential, business and industrial settings. Transportation hazards include I-75, CSX railroad and the aviation corridors of Dayton International Airport. Non-emergency ambulance service is provided by private ambulances services from the Dayton Ohio area.
We transport customers to 5 regional hospitals including a level 1 trauma center, a burn center and a pediatric hospital. In addition catheterization labs, stroke and high risk ob / gyn specialties are available 24 hours a day.
The staff includes a full time Chief, 15 volunteers and 23 part time employees who answer 1600 calls each year. Christopher McIntosh, DO is our Medical Director. Part-time and full-time staff members stay in the station while on duty. Volunteers respond from home or from other activities within Tipp City or Monroe Township while on call. Many of our volunteers and part time staff have progressed to full time work as Paramedics, Nurses, Doctors and Police Officers.
The Division operates three advance life support equipped ambulances and two basic life support equipped first response trucks. We respond form the Safety Building at 520 W. Main Street. Normally, we assign an on duty staff of one Officer On Duty, one Paramedic and three EMTs. Any available staff respond to calls for the second and third ambulance. The Fire Department is automatically dispatched on any call involving rescue operations.
In the Community
The Division participates in several community activities each year including; Safety City for incoming Kindergarten students, Safety Days at McDonalds and Voss Honda, High School athletic events and the annual 3 day Mum Festival.
The EMS Auxiliary sponsors an open house and staff recognition dinner during EMS Week. The Auxiliary is a 501C3 charitable organization which uses donations to teach CPR and First Aid training that reaches over 150 people each year.