Experience the Central EMS Difference
Central EMS was founded in 1983 as Central Ambulance with the belief that the public deserves high-quality patient care and excellent customer service in an ambulance provider, while remaining cost-effective. Today, Central EMS serves more than 74,000 patients annually in communities across the state. The company specializes in 911 emergency medical transports, non-emergency service between hospitals and other health care facilities, and special event medical coverage.
Headquartered in Roswell, Georgia, Central EMS is the exclusive provider of 911 emergency ambulance services in Forsyth County, Georgia, proudly serving that community since 2015, with a new contract awarded in 2023. Central EMS also provides 911 emergency ambulance services to the citizens of Augusta-Richmond County as well as transport services in Macon, Savannah, and Statesboro.
Central EMS is also part of the Georgia Disaster Response Team contracted through GEMA.
Central Ambulance founded with a core mission to provide excellent patient care, customer service and cost-effective services.
The company expanded to include Central Air Ambulance and was rebranded as Central EMS.
Central EMS joins the Priority Ambulance family of companies.
Central EMS began serving the Forsyth County community with 9-1-1 service.
Central EMS has more than 430 EMTs, paramedics, dispatchers & support staff serving more than 78,000 patients each year with 130 ambulances and emergency vehicles.
Central EMS has been the 911 ambulance service provider to Forsyth County since 2015. Central EMS is the 911 ambulance service provider for Newton County and holds multiple contracts with medical facilities in the greater Atlanta area. In addition, Central EMS has an extensive footprint in Central Georgia, providing emergency ambulance services in Augusta-Richmond County, as well as transport services in South Georgia in Macon, Savannah, and Statesboro.
Trust built with communities, medical facility partners, patients and employees is at the heart of our company. We build that trust by infusing into every aspect our core values of S.A.F.E – Safe. Accountable. Friendly. Efficient. When we deliver on our core values, our customers experience the key attributes of service and quality care that present as our employees being professional, courteous and on-time. The consistent delivery of this service over time builds the trust of our community members and customers that is essential to our success as a member of the Priority Ambulance family of companies.
Meet the Priority Ambulance Family of Companies
Priority Ambulance is a dynamic, rapidly growing company with current operations in 13 states. The company has been listed for four consecutive years on the Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America. More than half of the company’s 610,000 annual patient transports are in response to a public call to 9-1-1, while the balance of our transports originate through requests from health care facilities. Throughout its national service area, approximately 4,100 highly trained paramedics and EMTs staff a fleet of 830 state-of-the-art ambulances and support vehicles with the latest medical equipment and technology.
The Priority Ambulance family of companies has served and built trust in their communities for decades. We believe in the importance of preserving our companies’ legacies and cultures by keeping the leadership, company names and brands in place when they join our family. Each local operation is autonomous in its decision-making and is supported with additional capital, resources and expertise from the national leadership team, as well as its sister companies.