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Emergency Medical Services

The Rootstown Fire Department operates 2 Advanced Life Support ambulances. These units are equipped with a full complement of paramedic equipment in order to provide our patients with the most up-to-date medical care. Rootstown Emergency Medical Technicians operate under a protocol as set forth by UH Portage Medical Center. Each ALS ambulance is stocked with drugs for administering to assist in the emergency treatment of several conditions including cardiac, respiratory, diabetic, traumatic, and seizure related emergencies.

The Rootstown Fire Department transports to the following hospitals:

  • UH Portage Medical Center
  • Akron City Hospital
  • Akron General Hospital
  • St Thomas
  • Akron Children's
  • Western Reserve