Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Emergency Medical Services provides 24-hour emergency care and transportation to 284 square miles in parts of Rice, Dakota, Scott and Goodhue Counties. 


Our nationally registered paramedics and emergency medical technicians bring advanced care to your home or to the scene of an accident or illness. EMS providers have constant contact with an emergency room doctor based at Northfield Hospital’s Emergency Department. They are trained in:
  • Establishing emergency airways
  • Administering medication for pain and critical illnesses
  • Starting IV’s
  • Performing advanced assessments
  • Screening for heart attacks and strokes

Coverage Area

Counties: Parts of Dakota County, Rice County, Scott County and Goodhue County.
Cities: Northfield, Randolph, Elko New Market, Lonsdale, and Dundas.

Community Paramedic Program

A Community Paramedic from Northfield Hospital + Clinics will come to your  A Community Paramedic (CP) is an experienced paramedic with advanced health care training who will assist you in meeting your health care goals at home, work or any place that is convenient for you. Community Paramedics provide health care services and are also able to connect you with community services that you might need to achieve your goals such as transportation or food assistance. Learn more.

EMS Education Courses









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