As a division of the Public Health Department, the Ventura County Emergency Medical Services Agency provides system guidance and oversight through pre-hospital provider driven policy development and a comprehensive quality improvement program. The EMS Agency also is responsible for ensuring pre-hospital personnel excellence through training, certification, accreditation, and continuing education programs. The EMS Agency oversees the development and coordination of the countywide trauma system and works to maintain a constant state of emergency preparedness through a disaster planning process with all system stakeholders. The Ventura County EMS System annually handles approximately 45,000 emergency medical calls for service resulting in over 30,000 patient transports to locals hospitals. The Ventura County EMS Agency is proud to serve the citizens of Ventura County along with our numerous allied agencies and dedicated healthcare professionals.