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Proud to Serve
We are committed to providing the highest level of pre-hospital care to all the citizens and visitors in Duplin County, through excellent training, strong team work, and quality leadership! Duplin County EMS values your opinions, feel free to contact us: (910) 296-2160.
Duplin County EMS (Emergency Medical Services) is responsible for providing emergency medical treatment and transportation throughout Duplin County. The EMS system is made up of Duplin County EMS, providing Paramedic level emergency response and transport, several volunteer rescue squads providing Basic and Intermediate level treatment and transport, along with Fire Department Medical Responders providing basic initial response and treatment.
The system Medical Director is Dr. Jonathan H. Kornegay, who is a physician at Vidant-Duplin Hospital. Dr. Kornegay follows in the footsteps of his father, Medical Director Emeritous Dr. Hervey Kornegay Sr.
Duplin County EMS has progressed rapidly over the last century, now recognized for their training program, protocols, equipment, treatment regime, and community CPR initiative.
Duplin County EMS operates 8 paramedic ambulances along with the supervisor and administrative staff, with a staff of 65 full time employees and 35 part time employees. Duplin County EMS covers over 840 square miles, 60,000 residents, and 30 miles of interstate 40. Duplin County EMS primarily transports to 6 community hospitals and 3 Trauma Centers. Duplin County EMS was dispatched on over 8,500 calls in 2012 and transported over 6000 people to hospitals. The annual operating budget is over $4,500,000.