EMS in Texas

Prepared for All Responses

EMS agencies are prepared to offer life-saving services in every Texas community.

EMS in Texas

TEMSA was founded in 2015 to serve as the united voice of Texas EMS agencies.

The Evolution of EMS in Texas

Click here to learn more about the evolution of EMS in Texas.

The Different Texas Models

Texas communities feature many different EMS models. Click here to learn more.

Public Policy Issues

Click here to learn more how legislative and regulatory issues affect EMS.

EMS in Texas

What is a paramedic? What is a dispatcher? Why does a fire truck often respond first?

EMS Professionals

Click here to learn about the different EMS professionals.

Emergency Dispatchers

Click here to learn about the “conductor of an orchestra.”

The Cost of Readiness

Click here to read about an EMS agency’s cost of readiness.

Responding to Disaster

Click here to view the EMS response to Gatesville’s explosion.

Rural EMS

Click here to learn more about rural EMS in Texas.

Covid-19 & EMS

Click here to learn more about Covid-19 and Texas EMS.

Peer Assistance

Click here to learn about peer assistance for EMS professionals.

EMS 101 for Lawmakers

Click here to view TEMSA’s EMS primer for lawmakers.

EMS Agencies Also Save Pets

Click here to learn how Texas EMS agencies are also saving pets.

About the Texas EMS Alliance

TEMSA was founded in 2015 to serve as the united voice of Texas EMS agencies.

A Representative Board of Directors

TEMSA’s board seat features a seat for each type of EMS agency in Texas. Click here to meet TEMSA’s board of directors.

The Stakeholder Voice for Texas EMS Agencies

TEMSA serves as the stakeholder voice for Texas EMS agencies in Austin. Click here to learn more about the issues that affect Texas EMS agencies.

Educational Events

TEMSA features regular membership Zooms. In addition, EMS EVOLUTION is held every August to educate EMS leaders.

Membership

Texas EMS agencies that deliver 911 services to communities are eligible to join. Click here to learn more and join today.