Emergency Medical Services


When you call 9-1-1 for a medical emergency in Grand County – whether you're at home in town, or in the backcountry – we answer the call and respond with trained professionals 24/7/365.

Grand County EMS began as a volunteer crew more than 50 years ago, and today we have 41 paid, full-time staff members on rotating shifts around the clock. We currently respond from four EMS stations throughout the county located in Fraser, Granby, Grand Lake, and Kremmling. 

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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of Grand County EMS to support our community by providing exceptional service and care. 

Vision Statement: 

Grand County EMS is the premier agency for EMS providers in Colorado and the Mountain West. 


At Grand County EMS, 

  • we care deeply for our COMMUNITY, giving our time and resources to improve the health and well-being of Grand County and its visitors. 
  • we are ACCOUNTABLE to each other, the department, our community, and our profession. 
  • we put PATIENTS FIRST through our dedication to professional, high-quality patient care. 
  • we are committed to high-quality EDUCATION to ensure we practice at our peak every day. 
  • we strive for EXCELLENCE through a commitment to the highest quality and safety standards. 
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