Highland Fire-EMS is committed to providing the highest level of care to the communities of Highland, Pierron, St. Jacob, St. Rose, Grantfork and Marine. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responds to Emergency scene calls, Emergency Inter-facility transfers, and Non-emergency transfers to extended care facilities of private residences.The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides paramedic level of care for the community and the surrounding area, with a call volume of approximately 2,400 requests for service per year. Highland Fire-EMS maintains a fleet of four Advanced Life
Support (Paramedic) ambulances, staffing two units 24 hours a day, one unit 12 hours a day, 7 days a week with the fourth in reserve. However, an ambulance is just a vehicle full of equipment, and would be incomplete without the personnel who provide the care. Our Service is blessed with Paramedics and Basic EMT’s who dedicate their time and considerable talents to serve our community.
Brian Wilson, EMS Chief
In an Emergency call 911 immediately, however, for patient transfers consider the treatment/services offered when choosing an ambulance service.
***Effective immediately, 8/2/2017 at 6:00 p.m., due to a prolonged period of non-payment on behalf of their clients, the City of Highland will no longer bill the following insurace companies and the patient will now be responsible for payment:
Harmony Health Plan IL
PO box 31372
Tampa, FL 33631