Gloucester County Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

About Us

The Gloucester County Emergency Medical Service is the first county-based Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the state of New Jersey, established on September 30, 2007. We are a dedicated organization comprised of professionals with the highest standards for quality and excellence. We are committed to providing dependable, professional emergency medical service to all residents and visitors of Gloucester County.

We currently have a fleet of 35 ambulances and multiple support vehicles. We have 250 dedicated staff members responding from sixteen EMS stations. Our crews operate on a 24 hour 7 days a week basis with power shifts from,0800 to 2000 hours.

Mission Statement

Gloucester County Emergency Medical Service is committed to providing the most efficient, professional, and courteous emergency medical service to the residents and visitors of the County of Gloucester.

We will provide assessment with dignity, comfort with support, and treatment with compassion.

Setting the Standard in Service to the Community.

Participating Municipalities

  • Borough of Wenonah
  • The City of Woodbury
  • Clayton
  • Deptford Township
  • East Greenwich Township
  • Elk Township
  • Franklin Township
  • Glassboro
  • Greenwich Township
  • Harrison Township
  • Logan Township
  • Mantua Township
  • National Park
  • Newfield Borough
  • Paulsboro
  • Pitman
  • South Harrison Township
  • Swedesboro
  • West Deptford Township
  • Westville
  • Woodbury Heights
  • Woolwich Township


Gloucester County EMS adheres to the following values:

  • Accountability - We are responsible for our actions, both positive and negative.
  • Commitment to Service - We will treat persons with illness and injury in our community with care and compassion, utilizing effective principles and practices of patient care, and we will strive for excellence through ongoing evaluation and quality improvement. We will be proactive in delivering the best care possible.
  • Fair Treatment - We will not discriminate against patients or personnel on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, political belief, military service, ability to pay, or any other legally protected characteristic.
  • Integrity - We serve the taxpayers of Gloucester County with honesty, loyalty and dedication.
  • Respect - We will recognize the dignity of others and communicate with others in a respectful and appropriate manner.
  • Teamwork - We will practice teamwork through communication and cooperation to achieve common goals. We will foster partnerships with other public safety agencies to deliver seamless care to our patients.
Gloucester County EMS