Welcome to the New Castle County (DE) Emergency Medical Services web site. I hope the information contained here provides information that will assist you in becoming more aware of how we function as a critical service of the county government, exploring a career as a paramedic, or just remaining current on the activities of the New Castle County Paramedics.
The New Castle County Paramedics remain focused on the primary purpose of our agency: Our Mission is Your Life. Our personnel are an essential component of the community health care system, and deliver care at one of the most intimate levels of interaction with the public. The critical services provided by County Paramedics shorten hospital admission times, reduce mortality and improve the quality of life for those who live and work within the borders of New Castle County. In short, our paramedics save lives.
We welcome your thoughts and suggestions regarding this web site or our delivery of service. Please feel free to contact me at 302-395-8184 or via e-mail.
Chief Lawrence E. Tan, J.D., NREMT/P
Emergency Medical Services Division
Department of Public Safety