About the District 1 EMS Council

District 1 EMS Council is comprised of Hospital and Prehospital providers in the Northwest Florida Panhandle. District 1 consists of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

District 1 has two Level II Trauma Centers, and one Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in its membership. We also have Helicopter programs, EMS providers and Fire Based ALS providers.

Our District is also represented by a Level 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (FL-1)

The purpose of District 1 is to provide a district wide collection of pre-hospital resources and to provide help and guidance to all activities, organizations and parties that wish to improve or promote emergency medical services in Northwest Florida.