COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Your health and safety are our top priorities. Learn more about our COVID-19 evaluation and testing and our commitment to providing great care while maintaining the safest environment possible.

EMS and ER Teams working together to bring in a patient

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

The outstanding emergency medical services (EMS) providers in our area are ready to provide urgent care on the way to the hospital, with medical guidance from one of our Lima Memorial Emergency Center physicians. As a verified Level II trauma center and accredited Chest Pain Center, our Emergency Center works closely with area EMS departments to be prepared for the most urgent situations. Lima Memorial is committed to supporting the needs of our EMS partners. For all of your EMS needs, contact Doug LaRue, EMS Manager at 419-226-5178 or


COVID-19 Information

Local COVID-19 Community Call Center and Community Evaluation Centers Extend Hours

"Be Part of the Solution" - City of Mentor, Ohio (YouTube)

Lima Memorial Emergency Center Upcoming Program and Events

Lima Memorial Health System offers many free EMS events throughout the year including a Spring & Fall EMS Symposium. In addition to these classes, Lima Memorial hosts new provider, recertification in AHA BLS CPR, ACLS and PALS courses.

Advanced Stroke Life Support - October 2020

Capnography Education

2019 EMS Banquet Video

EMS Community Invite to LMHS Cath Lab

2020 EMS Banquet - CANCELED
Click here to see the 2020 EMS Award winners.

2020 Fall Symposium

Medical Direction

Providing medical direction to twenty-six of the region's EMS & fire departments, the Lima Memorial Health System EMS Medical Director reviews charts, provides outreach and writes the Lima Memorial EMS protocols.

Lima Memorial EMS Protocols

Important Links to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS

Scope of Practice

CE Requirements

Certification Renewal

Critical Incident Stress Management

Pharmacy EMS Medication Exchange Documents

EMS Transport Requisition

EMS Controlled Drug Usage

EMS Outdated Medication Return

EMS New / Additional Stock Requisition

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