Emergency Medical Services

Director: Mark Raaka

A message from the Director:
July, 2014
Welcome to the website of the new Skagit County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. Skagit County Medic One is a comprehensive, multiple agency, EMS system supported by a county-wide levy. The EMS Department is responsible for delivering initial and on-going training for the over 400 volunteer and paid responders, as well as system quality assurance and improvement, public education and injury prevention, and allocation of levy funding to the twenty-seven Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) agencies serving Skagit County. [more]

Skagit County EMS values public opinion and encourages citizens and visitors of Skagit County to offer recommendations on ways in which we can improve our service delivery and performance of our personnel. Members of the public can provide feedback by completing the Customer Service Satisfaction Survey and/or by submitting a formal commendation and/or complaint to Skagit County EMS.

Customer Service Satisfaction Survey

Online Commendation/Complaint Form

Prevention Begins at Home News
Skagit County Medic One not only provides training to Emergency Responders, but also to the general public -- the frontline in the Chain of Survival.

Weekly EMS Updates

Final Report: Review Budgets, Financial Polices, and Levy Allocation Methodologies

EMS System Evaluation and
Management Plan

Public Classes and Training Responder Training
The Skagit County EMS Commission is proud to offer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid training to Skagit County residents.

We offer monthly classes in a different location in the county at a cost of $20.  This fee covers the cost of certification cards and materials.

First Aid Training/CPR Shedules/Locations

Skagit County Medic One is an official training center with the American Safety and Health Institute. Join the hundreds of area residents who have received CPR, AED and first aid training from us!

EMT, EMR, and Paramedic Certification/Re-certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)