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Welcome to the ODPS Emergency Medical Services

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ODPS | Emergency Medical Services


ATTENTION: The Division of EMS is proud to offer its customers the ASK EMS service! If you have a question or concern you would like to have addressed, please click on the following link to send an email to the Division of EMS. If your question is regarding your certificate to practice, please include your certification number to help us better assist you. You will receive a response to your question within 24 hours on regular business days. Please allow additional time for weekends and holidays.


Also, click on FAQs for a few answered common questions.

Suggestion Box

The Division of EMS is always seeking ways to improve our service. The EMS Suggestion Box is an open invitation for you to share your suggestions about how our processes and procedual matters can be improved.


About Us

The Division of Emergency Medical Services is responsible for the education, certification and investigation of all emergency medical service and fire service providers in the state of Ohio. The division serves as the administrative arm of the State Board of EMS which is made up of medical, nursing, hospital administration and EMS and Fire service professionals from around the state. As such, it is our responsibility and our duty to recognize, research, and recommend resolutions to all problems and situations that could prevent the individuals we certify from providing the best possible pre-hospital and fire prevention service to the citizens and visitors of our state.

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ODPS | Emergency Medical Services