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Health Care Options - Medical Services Directory

Hamilton Emergency Services - EMS encourages all members of the community to learn more about the various health services available to you. Knowing your health care options allows you to make better choices for both you and your family members health.

Follow the link below and explore the different health care choices available to you: 

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Medical Emergency Information Program

Hamilton Emergency Services - EMS introduced a Medical Information Sheet several years ago to provide paramedics and other emergency responders with the most up-to-date and pertinent medical information on you as a patient. 

These medical information sheets have been up-dated and are available for you to print. Please follow the link located on the left entitled Programs or click here and you will be re-directed to that page.

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EMS Chiefs Issue Warning about 911 Internet or Cable Based Phones (VoIP)

The EMS Chiefs of Canada are advising Canadians to make sure they know how to reach 911 when they use an internet or cable based telephone service. This service is more commonly known as VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). See the attached article and Hamilton Emergency Services media release regarding this subject:


Hamilton Launches its Public Access Defibrillation Program

On October 30, 2007, Hamilton Emergency Services - EMS hosted a press conference at Chedoke Twin Pad Arena to announce the launch of a Public Access Defibrillator program for the City of Hamilton. For more information on this life saving program, see the attached media release:


Public Access Defibrillator Training Now Underway for City Staff

The first of multiple training sessions have started for City of Hamilton staff members working in public buildings that are scheduled to be equipped with Public Access Defibrillators (PADs). See the attached news release for more information:


Cellular Phones and 911

The use of cellular phones has increased dramatically and so has the number of calls from cellular phones to 911 operators. Please review the attached link for important information about using your cellular phone to contact emergency services.