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Corporation

Northern California EMS, Inc. (Nor-Cal EMS) is a private, nonprofit public benefit corporation organized in 1982 to improve emergency medical care in northeastern California. The Corporation currently contracts with six counties including Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Sierra, and Trinity to conduct specific Division 2.5, Health and Safety Code "Local EMS Agency" responsibilities.

Region Region

The Nor-Cal EMS six county region encompasses an area of over 16,000 square miles with a permanent population in excess of 107,000. Read more...

Population Population

Residents in the six county region live in small-to-medium size towns, with populations from under 1,000 to about 30,000, widely scattered over both incorporated and unincorporated areas. Read more...

Environment Environment

The environment of most counties in the region is rural in nature and the amenities found in most urbanized areas, such as public transportation, street lights, and paid fire departments are usually not available. Read more...

History History

The history and geography of the area influence transportation and communications. Read more...

Weather Weather

Severe winter conditions in the mountainous areas of the region result in impaired ability to effectively transport patients or to seek out-of-area training (for C.E.s, etc.). Read more...

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