Emergency Medical Services - EMS

Established in 1971, Wilkes County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a county government owned and operated medical service located in the beautiful rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Covering more than 756 square miles with a population of approximately 70,000 people, Wilkes County is the third largest county in the state. Employing 39 full time and 20 part time field paramedics, Wilkes County Emergency Medical Services mans two full-time Bases providing around the clock advanced life support care for the citizens of Wilkes County. Wilkes EMS responds to over 10,000 calls per year. We use (4) 24 hour ambulances, (1) 12 hour ambulance and (1) quick response vehicle per day. We strive to provide the highest and most advanced level of care to the citizens of Wilkes County.
  1. Emergency Medical Services

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 187
    Wilkesboro, NC 28697

    Fax: 336-651-7500


Important Numbers


If you have a medical emergency, please dial 9-1-1 immediately.

Wilkes County EMS


336-651-7365

Wilkes County Sheriff's Office


336-838-9111

Wilkes Regional Hospital


336-651-8100