Open Accessibility Menu

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Cody

Efficient Care When You Need It Most

When you or your loved ones face a medical crisis, you can trust Cody Regional Health's emergency medical services (EMS) team to respond swiftly and effectively. Our highly trained EMS providers are equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and are prepared to deliver advanced life support and critical care during transportation to the hospital as needed.

It can sometimes be difficult to determine whether your medical condition warrants a trip to the emergency department or dialing 911 for the ambulance. If you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency, it is important to make sure you call 911 immediately.

The emergency department of Cody Regional Health provides excellence in patient care and is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When it comes to emergency medical care, our diverse team consists of EMT-Paramedics, EMT-Intermediates, EMT-Basics, and other skilled professionals who work together to provide the highest level of care.

Our EMS department is staffed by skilled professionals who undergo rigorous training and maintain the highest standards of competence and care. From responding to chest pain, heart-related issues, cardiac arrests, strokes, and traumas, our team is ready to handle a wide range of medical emergencies, with expertise in the following and more:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Trauma Life Nursing

For emergency medical services in Cody, we are here for you. To reach our ambulance or ER front desk, give us a call at (307) 527-7501.

Emergency Care Throughout Northwest Wyoming

Our EMS department is staffed by a mix of full-time and per-diem Paramedics, Intermediates, Advanced EMTs, and EMT Basics. These healthcare professionals provide high-quality, evidence-based, compassionate care to every patient they see. Reasons why emergency medical services may be required can include the following and more:

  • Breathing problems
  • Cancer treatment
  • Change in mental status (such as confusion or unusual behavior)
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain/pressure
  • Continuous bleeding
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Diabetes treatment
  • Fainting
  • Heart problems
  • Kidney stones or kidney infection
  • Obstetric healthcare
  • Neurological problems
  • Poisoning or drug overdose
  • Sudden dizziness, weakness, or change in vision
  • Severe burns, cuts, punctures, or bites
  • Severe or persistent vomiting

Meet Our Team

We are proud to offer a variety of services, including standby coverage for special events (such as sporting events). Services our EMS team provides includes the following and more:

  • Ambulance transports
  • Swift response times from on-call staff
  • Wilderness response
  • Emergency response bike team for special events

Take a look at what our teams in each county have to offer below:

Park County

Park County is known for its diverse landscape, ranging from the majestic peaks of the Absaroka Mountains to the pristine wilderness of Yellowstone National Park. Despite the remoteness and ruggedness of this area, Cody Regional Health's EMS team is committed to ensuring the well-being of every individual in need.

Covering a vast service area, our EMS team is dedicated to providing prompt and reliable emergency medical care to the residents and visitors of Park County. Whether you find yourself in Cody, Powell, Meeteetse, or any other community within our reach, our highly skilled EMS professionals are just a call away.

Washakie County

We are proud to say that Washakie County residents now benefit from round-the-clock, full-time Advanced Life Support (ALS) coverage provided by Cody Regional Health. Our services are designed to address the unique needs of the community, ensuring that trained and experienced ALS providers are readily available to respond to emergencies and interfacility transfers.

Washakie County can rely on a comprehensive EMS system that prioritizes the safety and well-being of its residents. Cody Regional Health is committed to delivering exceptional care, leveraging advanced medical expertise, and ensuring the availability of life-saving resources when every second counts.

Big Horn County

Through a partnership between Big Horn County Rural Healthcare District #1 and Cody Regional Health, the community of Big Horn County can now rely on a sustainable and comprehensive EMS system. This achievement is a testament to the dedication and collaboration of both organizations in delivering life-saving care when it matters most.

As we continue to serve the residents of Big Horn County, Cody Regional Health remains committed to providing exceptional EMS services. Our highly trained and compassionate EMS professionals are equipped with advanced medical equipment and are ready to respond to any range of emergencies.

Service Areas

Cody Regional Health’s ambulance personnel respond to requests for EMS within the communities of Cody, Meeteetse, and Wapiti. We also provide services in Sunlight, Crandall, Beartooth Plateau, and adjacent areas within Park County, covering an area of more than 4,550 square miles.

In addition to 911 calls, EMS provides advanced or basic non-emergency transfers for patients requiring transport to other hospital facilities outside of the Cody Regional Health service area. We also coordinate life flight services with hospitals in Billings, Salt Lake City, and Denver, in order to arrange emergency transfers for critical patients needing assistance beyond the capabilities of Cody Regional Health.

Community EMS

In addition to emergency response, we are committed to community education and injury prevention. Our outreach programs and training sessions aim to empower individuals with life-saving skills and knowledge. We also collaborate closely with local fire departments, law enforcement agencies, search and rescue, and outlying healthcare facilities to ensure seamless coordination and optimal patient outcomes.

Wilderness EMS

Our wilderness EMS team operates a specially equipped Chevy Suburban and Polaris UTV for special response calls in accompaniment with Park County Search and Rescue. This specialized area of emergency medical response focuses on providing medical care in remote or rugged environments. These services are often required in areas where traditional EMS resources may not be readily available, such as national parks, forests, mountains, and other wilderness areas.

Wilderness EMS professionals are trained to navigate challenging terrains, handle extreme weather conditions, and administer advanced medical care in these unconventional settings. Our team is adept at improvising with limited resources and making critical care decisions in potentially life-threatening situations. The expertise of our wilderness EMS staff extends beyond typical medical knowledge, incorporating survival skills, rescue techniques, and a deep understanding of the unique hazards associated with wilderness environments.

EMS Education

At Cody Regional Health, we prioritize ongoing professional development for our EMS staff. Through continuing education, regular training sessions, and participation in relevant courses and conferences, our team stays up to date with the latest advancements in emergency medical care and treatment services.

Community Events

At CRH, we sometimes hold community events relating to emergency medical services and tips for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. Check out our community events calendar to see what’s going on near you.

Contact Us | Community EMS Form

For specific inquiries regarding EMS services, our front desk can be reached at (307) 527-7501. Emails can also be sent to our coordinator at

Feel free to fill out our community EMS form today.

Join Our Team

Are you interested in making a difference in the communities throughout Northwest Wyoming? Join the Cody Regional Health team as an EMS. Take a look at our opportunities today to see what might be a good fit for you. We can’t wait for you to join us!


Looking to show support for your local EMS team? We appreciate anything that our supporters are able to give. To donate and show your gratitude, visit the CRH Foundation page. All donations go back into providing technology, training, and resources for the EMS teams throughout Northwest Wyoming.

Here When You Need Us Most

At the end of the day, Cody Regional Health is always here for our patients when they need us the most. Reach out to the front desk of our EMS team today at (307) 527-7501. We are available 24/7 to assist you.

Related Videos
Related Locations