The Denver Health Paramedic Division is the sole provider of emergency medical services for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Our mission is to provide professional, compassionate and clinically excellent care to every patient, with every encounter, through a culture of integrity and continuous improvement.
A division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, we provide 911 services to residents of Denver, as well as the cities of Glendale, Sheridan and Englewood and the Skyline Fire Protection District. The Denver Health Paramedic Division employs 189 paramedics, 36 emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and has a command staff of 32. We responded to 87,151 calls in 2014.
Through the Rita Bass Trauma and EMS Education Institute, Denver Health Paramedics provides training for EMTs and paramedics, as well as continuing education and community training. In 2014, 31 new paramedics and 109 new EMTs graduated from our prestigious program.