Emergency Medical Services

Mission: To provide pre-hospital care and transportation to the victims of sudden illness or injury. We also provide medically necessary non-emergency ambulance transportation.

We have two bases in Alexander County. Our main station is located at 2430 Hwy NC 90 just east of Taylorsville. This base houses our training office as well as two Paramedic crews and a Supervisor Quick Response Vehicle. There is also a satellite base in the Bethlehem Community at 9110 Hwy 127, which houses one Paramedic crew. Our administrative and billing office is located at 81 Liledoun Road.

Alexander County EMS employs 29 full-time employees and a number of part-time employees and provides service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


EMS Director: Doug Gillispie
Major: Jeff Sigmon (B-Shift)
Captains: Timothy Mann (A-Shift), Kevin Richards (C-Shift/Training Coordinator), Tommy Pennell (D-Shift)
Lieutenants: Dale Killian (A-Shift), Lewis Armentrout (B-Shift), Chris Helderman (C-Shift), Wes Thompson (D-Shift)
Field Training Officers: Justin Deal (A-Shift), Trent Tedder (B-Shift), Daniel Sweat (C-Shift), Erik Smith (D-Shift)

Staff Medics

A-Shift: Jeff Weller, Tara Tedder, Anthony Grant, Brennan Moore
B-Shift: Philip McCurdy, Daryl Corvin, Martin Sinker, Kristen Johnson
C-Shift: Michael Poovey, Chad Cardwell, Jacob Cinnamon, Darrin Hager
D-Shift: Billy Killian, Jason Townsend, Renee Steele, Parks Harrington

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