Forsyth County Board of Commissioners selects Central EMS as provider for emergency medical services

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to select Central EMS as the emergency medical services provider to the county at its meeting on Sept. 21. Pending final contract negotiations, Central EMS will provide service for one year beginning January 1, 2018, with the option for five additional one-year renewals. Central EMS is Forsyth County’s current provider of emergency medical services and has served in that capacity since January

Priority Ambulance vehicles, staff to assist in Hurricane Irma evacuation

More than 45 EMS personnel and 23 vehicles from across Priority Ambulance’s Southeast footprint have traveled to Florida to assist in the relief efforts from Hurricane Irma. “My thoughts are with our crews who have deployed to the second hurricane relief effort within a week,” said Priority Ambulance CEO Bryan Gibson. “Our crews from throughout our footprint have put into … Read More

Priority Ambulance CEO thanks Central EMS employees for Hurricane Matthew evacuation

Dear Central EMS employees, During the Hurricane Matthew evacuation a few weeks ago, I was incredibly impressed by the fast, efficient response of Central EMS during the evacuation of medical facilities in the area. You showed admirable professionalism and calm. Central EMS evacuated more than 80 patients from southern Georgia and returned them safely to these facilities once the danger … Read More

Honoring the legacy of an EMS pioneer

Priority Ambulance and Central EMS were deeply saddened to lose one of their own in May. Melvin Hunter was a pioneer and regional leader in the EMS field in Georgia and was the owner of several EMS companies before joining our team. “Melvin was a well-respected visionary,” Priority Ambulance CEO Bryan Gibson said. “He was one of the first and … Read More


Priority Ambulance, a national company headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, announced today that it has acquired Atlanta-based Central Emergency Medical Services, Inc. and Central Air Ambulance, one of the largest privately owned EMS companies in the South.