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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be open for appointments only. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Certification

Emergency Medical Technicians can be certified in Imperial County after completion of an approved training program. Current EMTs, from other counties, and Paramedics licensed in California can receive certification and/or accreditation.

A completed application packet including supporting documentation can be emailed to EMS@co.imperial.ca.us or dropped off at the Imperial County Public Health Department located at 935 Broadway Avenue in El Centro.

Payment can be completed over the phone by calling (442)265-1444 or by check made payable to Imperial County Public Health Department can be included with your application packet.

If a criminal history report has not been filed with Imperial County EMS, submit a copy of your "REQUEST FOR LIVE SCAN SERVICE" Form to Imperial County Emergency Medical Services Agency.

Begin with reviewing the EMT Initial Certification Checklist Revised, all supporting documents must be submitted in .pdf form

1. Review Policy #2100 for EMT Certification

2. Complete Live Scan and provide proof of service request

3. Completed EMT Application Form

4. Provide documentation required for certification in accordance with Policy #2100

5. Pay established fee

A fee of $85.00 for initial certification is due to Imperial County Public Health Department. This includes $75.00 certification fee to California EMS Authority, and a $10.00 established process fee to Imperial County EMS Agency. Do not mail cash. Please make checks payable to: Imperial County Public Health Department

Forms:

Begin with reviewing the EMT Recertification Checklist, all supporting documents must be submitted in .pdf form

1. Review Policy #2100 for EMT recertification

2. Complete Live Scan and provide proof of service request (if not already on file with Imperial Count EMS)

3. Completed EMT Application Form

4. Provide documentation required for recertification in accordance with Policy #2100

5. Pay established fee

A fee of $47.00 for recertification is due to Imperial County Public Health Department. This includes $37.00 recertification fee to California EMS Authority, and a $10.00 established process fee to Imperial County EMS Agency. Do not mail cash. Please make checks payable to: Imperial County Public Health Department.

 

Forms:

Begin with reviewing the AEMT Initial Certification Checklist Revised, all supporting documents must be submitted in .pdf form

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (Also known as EMT II prior to 7-01-10).

1. Review Policy #2300 for AEMT Certification

2. Complete Live Scan and provide proof of service request

3. Completed AEMT Application Form

4. Provide documentation required for certification in accordance with Policy #2300

5. Pay established fee

A fee of $47.00 for certification is due to Imperial County Public Health Department. This includes $37.00 certification fee to California EMS Authority, and a $10.00 established process fee for Imperial County EMS Agency. Do not mail cash. Please make checks payable to: Imperial County Public Health Department.

Forms:

Begin with reviewing the AEMT Recertification Checklist, all supporting documents must be submitted in .pdf form

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (Also known as EMT II prior to 7-01-10).

1. Review Policy #2300 for AEMT recertification

2. Complete Live Scan and provide proof of service request (if not already on file with Imperial Count EMS)

3. Completed AEMT Application Form

4. Provide documentation required for certification in accordance with Policy #2300

5. Pay established fee

A fee of $47.00 for recertification is due to Imperial County Public Health Department. This includes $37.00 recertification fee to California EMS Authority, and a $10.00 established process fee to Imperial County EMS Agency. Do not mail cash. Please make checks payable to: Imperial County Public Health Department.

Forms:

Begin with reviewing the Paramedic Accreditation Checklist, all supporting documents must be submitted in .pdf form

1. Review Policy #2400 for EMT-P Accreditation

2. Complete Live Scan and provide proof of service request (if not already on file with Imperial Count EMS)

3. Completed EMT-P Application Form

4. Provide documentation required for accreditation in accordance with Policy #2400

5. Pay established $20 accreditation fee

Forms:

Begin with reviewing the MICN Initial Authorization , all supporting documents must be submitted in .pdf form

1. Review Policy #2500 for MICN Authorization

2. Completed MICN Application Form

3. Provide documentation required for authorization in accordance with Policy #2500

4. Pay established $20 authorization fee

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