Central EMS Awarded Augusta-Richmond County 911 Emergency Response Zone

AUGUSTA, GA. (March 10, 2023)— Central EMS has been awarded the 911 Emergency Response Zone by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) to provide exclusive 911 emergency ambulance services to the citizens of Augusta-Richmond County. DPH awarded the zone to Central EMS after receiving the Region VI EMS Council’s recommendation. Central EMS will begin operations on or before May … Read More


It is with the deepest sadness that we inform our Central EMS team and the entire Priority family of the passing of longtime EMT-I Gina Ayres today. Gina was a beloved member of the Central EMS family, and we are devastated by her loss. Our hearts and prayers are with Gina’s family and colleagues throughout this difficult time. Gina and … Read More

Priority Ambulance appears on Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for fifth consecutive year

KNOXVILLE, Tenn ( Aug. 16, 2022) –Inc. magazine revealed today that Priority Ambulance earned a place for the fifth consecutive year on the prestigious  Inc. 5000 list, a respected ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Founded in 2014, Priority Ambulance has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list every year that it has been eligible. “Through the impactful, … Read More

Central EMS Academy offers free, paid training to receive national certificates

Central EMS is offering the chance to enter the EMS career with a free, paid training opportunity to receive national certifications. All tuition, certification fees and testing are provided free with the program. From the first day, EMS students are a full-time employee of Central EMS receiving a full-time wage and a complete benefits package, including healthcare insurance coverage. Skills … Read More

Central EMS promotes Corey Thomas to Vice President of Operations

Corey Thomas has been promoted to Vice President of Operations for the full state of Georgia. He will continue to be supported by Central Georgia Operations Manager Steve Castro and South Georgia Operations Manager Linda Conley. Corey has been with Central EMS family more than 15 years working in various roles as a paramedic, operations manager, business development specialist, clinical … Read More

Piedmont Newton partners with Priority Ambulance for 9-1-1, interfacility services

Piedmont Newton announced today that it has signed service agreements with Georgia’s largest private ambulance network, Priority Ambulance, to respond to 9-1-1 calls in the hospital’s designated 911 zone and to serve the hospital’s interfacility transport needs. “At Piedmont Newton, our top priority has always been and will continue to be providing the highest quality medical care and emergency medical … Read More

Central EMS Commander Linda Conley promoted to South Georgia Operations Manager

Central EMS is pleased to announce that Linda Conley has been promoted to Operations Manager for the South Georgia division, including locations in Rockmart, Newnan, Walton, Athens, Macon, Statesboro and Savannah. For the South Region, Linda will oversee day-to-day operations and employees, recruiting, inventory, supplies, vehicle scheduling and equipment maintenance. “Linda has obtained a wealth of knowledge in her tenure … Read More

Corey Thomas promoted to Vice President of Operations, South Georgia at Central EMS

Central EMS announced today that Corey Thomas has been promoted to Vice President of Operations, South Georgia. Thomas will oversee medical transportation contracts and services to hospitals and medical facilities in the communities of Macon, Dublin, Savannah and Statesboro. “We are very pleased to welcome him back to the Central EMS family,” said Robby Atkins, interim Southeast Regional President. “With … Read More