Tri-County EMS

Tri-County EMS - a not for profit organization founded in 1976; one of six regional emergency medical services councils in Maine.

Tri-County EMS was founded in 1978 to support the development of the EMS system in Maine. Over the past 39 years our EMS system has experienced many advances. Tri-County EMS has provided the leadership, resources, and innovative thinking to meet the challenges of advancing contemporary emergency medical care throughout our region.

Our Regional EMS System includes:

  • 39 EMS Services - covering 3 counties
  • LifeFlight EMS Helicopter
  • 5 Hospitals and emergency departments
  • 4 Trauma System Hospitals
  • 1 Trauma Center
  • Cardiac Cath Lab Activation Program
  • EMS Medical Direction
  • Central Maine Regional Resource Center

 Upcoming Courses and Conferences and News


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EMS Week will be celebrated May 21 through May 27th, 2017. The theme for this year is EMS Strong: Always in Service. EMS Awards will be presented on Thursday, May 25th at 2pm in the Hall of Flags at the State Capital Building in Augusta. Everyone is welcome to attend.

EMS Week Open House On Monday evening, May 22, 2017, Tri-County EMS will be hosting an EMS Celebration from 5pm to 8 pm at Davinci's Restaurant at 150 Mill St, Lewiston. This social gathering is an opportunity to drop by and say hi to your friends and colleagues in emergency medical services. All EMS providers,Emergency Department Staff, Dispatchers and Drivers are invited to this event. With the support of Central Maine Medical Center and St Marys Regional Medical Center we will be providing hot and cold appetizers. A cash bar will be available. Please RSVP our office at 795-2880 or send an email to Diane so we can plan for enough food. We hope that you will come join the celebration, stop in to say hello, and join the fun as we celebrate the beginning of EMS Week! We hope to see you there.

CISM Training Have you thought about joining a CISM Team? Would you like to help peers in your department? CISM Training on Group Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention and Building Resilience programs will be held June 21 through 23, 2017 in Waterville. The program is sponsored by Tri-County EMS and Atlantic Partners EMS. Maine EMS has provided a generous subsidy to allow us to provide this program at a very low cost. This program is designed for EMS and healthcare providers, firefighters, law enforcement officers, dispatchers, mental health providers and others who are interested in learning more about and providing support to their public safety colleagues.
The registration form and more details can be found at CISM Training

Free Continuing Education Do you need Continuing Education? Check out the programs listed below for more information. All three provide excellent, contemporary EMS Education and they are all free. I attended the procedural cadaver lab in November 2016 and learned so much. Links to CEH Course Details

Stroke Conference - May 22, 2017 9am to 4:30pm Italian Heritage Center, Portland

Procedural Cadaver Lab June 7, 2017 sessions are scheduled throughout the day at Hannaford Center, Portland

EMS Licensing Education Tri-County EMS will be offering an Advanced EMT course to begin August 2017. This course will meet in Lewiston. The final arrangements for the class are being made. Call our office at 207 795-2880 to be placed on the early notification list.

Mandatory Reporting for Injuries to Children under 6 months or Otherwise Non-ambulatory The Maine Law requiring reporting of suspected child abuse was revised in the last legislative session to include mandatory reporting of all injuries sustained to a child under 6 months of age or otherwise non-ambulatory. These reporting requirements apply to all EMS providers. Please review this law with your staff, colleagues and any students you might be teaching or precepting. A copy of the revised law can be found at
Mandatory Reporting

Maine EMS On-Line Learning System MEMSED Maine EMS (MEMS) continues to add new programs to the on-line learning site. All EMS Providers are welcome to sign on to the MEMSED website and participate in this high quality, free EMS Education. CEH credits are awarded for all programs. To sign in on this site you will use your Maine EMS user name and password.
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News & Events

Tri-County EMS Quality Council - June 8, 2017 at 11 am
Tri-County EMS Airway Review Team Meeting - May 10, 2017 at 1pm
MDPB Meeting - May 17, 2017 9:30 am Augusta
Maine Board of EMS - June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am Augusta
Maine EMS DNR and Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form

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Upcoming Courses

Applications being accepted for an AEMT Course to begin August 2017
Applications being accepted for a fall 2017 EMT course
Continuing Education Programs Schedule
Need a CEH Request Form? NEW FORM 2017
Blank Roster?


Tri-County EMS
300 Main Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240

Phone:(207) 795-2880 Fax: (207) 795-2476
E-mail: lebrunj@cmhc.org  [directions]

The office is open M-F 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM