Williamson County EMS Receives Statewide Awards

Dr. Jeff Jarvis and Kenny Schnell win awards.
Dr. Jeff Jarvis was awarded Medical Director of the Year and Kenny Schnell was awarded EMS Director of The Year.

Congratulations to all WCEMS employees and this recognition of excellence!


Williamson County EMS

"To Respect, Care and Serve"

Williamson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) was founded in 1975 by the County Commissioners.  The EMS system includes 16 Advanced Life Support ambulances staffed by two credentialed Paramedics under medical supervision,  strategically stationed throughout the County.  Additionally, there are 16 medical first responder agencies that respond in the community with EMS to provide clinical care as well as rescue.  WCEMS is funded through user fees and property tax revenue subsidy. EMS has a user fee structure in order to provide billing and revenue collection after services have been provided. The current user fees were established and approved by the County Commissioners Court.  The County is served by six hospital including two level II trauma centers, four primary stroke centers, and three cardiac resuscitation center.  EMS works closely with these hospitals to ensure the highest quality of clinical care for our customers.  If you have any questions about our service please do not hesitate to contact us.


Who We Are


Community Health Paramedicine



Williamson County EMS currently operates 15 front line ambulances, and 8 in our reserve fleet. Our ambulances are stationed out of EMS stand-alone stations or area Fire Department’s stations.  EMS calls per year are averaging just under 30,000, with a slight increase each year. Our crews work a 24hour on, 48hr off rotating schedule of A, B, & C shifts.Williamson County Ambulances are staffed with two paramedics who have undergone extensive training and continuing education to ensure the care provided to our patients is not only competent but outstanding. Paramedics in Williamson County operate under broad, science based, and proven protocols that are almost entirely standing orders. We are entrusted with RSI, advanced airway placement, and an industry leading pre-hospital STEMI protocol. Williamson County EMS has a respected relationship and reputation with area hospitals, law enforcement, Fire Departments, and most importantly, our citizens.


System Achievements

The Paramedics and staff at Williamson County EMS have worked hard to make our service a model system and one of the most highly decorated EMS systems in the nation over the years, our list of achievements includes but is not limited to:
Texas EMS System of the Year 
Administrative Excellence Award 
EMS Administrator of the Year 
EMS Medical Director of the Year
EMS Public Information and Injury Prevention Award
Department of the Army Recognition for Out-standing Achievements in Public Education
 NAEMT ALS System of the Year 
Veterans of Foreign WarsState and National Paramedic of the Year 

Many personal EMS achievement awards have been earned by our Paramedics over the years as well.

Williamson County Courthouse
710 Main Street Georgetown, TX 78626
Main Telephone: (512)943-1100
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