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For Emergency Dial
911 

Office Phone 
(828) 837-7352
Fax

(828) 837-5454

Office Address 
59 Hiwassee St.
Suite 105
Murphy, NC 28906

Station 1

(828) 837-7352 ext. 4
Cherokee County Annex Building, Murphy 

Station 2 

(828) 837-7352 ext. 5
Beside Health Department, Andrews 

Station 3 

(828) 837-7352 ext. 6
 Beside the Fire station in Hiwassee Dam

Providing Paramedic and Ambulance Services to Cherokee County

Cherokee County EMS operates an advanced service at the Paramedic level. Our service has three stations. Station 1 is located in the County Annex building in Murphy. Station 2 is located next door to the Health Department in Andrews. Station 3 is located beside the Fire Station in Hiwassee Dam. We have two Medics at each station and two on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Cherokee County EMS works under Medical Control at Murphy Medical Center, Emergency Department. Dr Michael Manning is our medical director.

Mission Statement

EMS shall provide expedient, quality care while maintaining a courteous and caring attitude toward each patient. EMS employees shall be professional at all times. It is our goal to treat each patient as if he or she was a family member. In any situation, quality and caring patient care is our number one priority.

Continuing Education
RSI Update & capnography - September 10 or 17 (9am to 1 pm)
Emergency Vehicle Driving & N 95 Fit testing - October 8 or 10 (9am to 5pm)
12 lead and STEMI protocol - November 12 or 19 (9am to 1pm)
HIPAA & Blood borne Pathogens - December 10 or 17 (9am to 1pm)

Department Head

Al Lovingood
Emergency Medical Services Director
al.lovingood@cherokeecounty-nc.gov

Jessica Orton
Administrative Assistant
(828) 837-7352 ext. 1

E M S Management Consultants 
EMS Billing Agent 
1-800-814-5339

Murphy Medical Center
Emergency Department
(828) 837-8161


Last updated: 8/9/2013 1:33:33 PM