Dial 9-1-1 for medical emergencies
The Canton Fire Department provides emergency medical service to anyone in Canton who is experiencing a medical emergency.
The Canton Fire Department has six Advanced Life Support ambulances in its fleet, staffed by licensed paramedic/firefighters.
Paramedics responding to medical emergencies will assess and stabilize patients prior to transporting to an area hospital, These procedures could include utilizing invasive drug therapy, providing advanced airway management, introducing IV fluids, and performing manual defibrillation. These advanced procedures will add to actual time spent on scene but this immediate emergency room-type care can enhance the patient's overall recovery.
Paramedics will transport patients to the following hospitals, based on medical needs of the patient:
- Annapolis/Oakwood - Wayne
- Oakwood - Canton
- St. Mary's - Livonia
- St. Joseph Mercy - Ann Arbor
- University of Michigan - Ann Arbor