Emergency Medical Services

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EMS (Emergency Medical Services) in Chatham County are contracted to First Health of Chatham, a division of First Health of the Carolinas.  Chatham County currently has 5 transport trucks and 4 quick response vehicles on each shift to cover the county.  During 2016, First Health of Chatham responded to approximately 7500 calls and transported approximately 5100 patients.

Contact Information:

First Health of Chatham County
Director:  Timothy Simmons
919-542-7377 (Office)

  • For emergencies, always call 9-1-1
  • For scheduled transports to doctor appointments (non-emergency), contact FirstComm 1-800-543-3672
  • For questions about billing or services available, call 919-542-7377 

If you need an EMS vehicle to respond to any emergency, always call 9-1-1

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