AMR Colorado Springs/El Paso County provides emergency and non-emergency medical transport service for the El Paso County and Colorado Springs area, including the United States Air Force Academy and five surrounding counties. AMR Colorado Springs/El Paso County employs approximately 250 paramedics and EMTs and handles an average of 62,000 calls annually.
AMR Colorado Springs/El Paso County was selected the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Advanced Life Support service of the year in 2006. The operation has a well-deserved reputation for leadership in community programs. Each year the staff donates more than 1,200 hours of service to local nonprofit events. The operation has twice been awarded a community philanthropy award by the Center for Non Profit Excellence for its work in the community. AMR Colorado Springs/El Paso County also created the Sentimental Journey program that takes terminally ill patients on visits to locations selected by the patients. The program has been adopted by AMR operations across the country and has been recognized with state and national awards.
AMR Colorado Springs/El Paso County also offers a quarterly Heart Saver CPR class as well as numerous continuing education classes for EMTs and paramedics in the El Paso County. Class schedules are available on the AMR Colorado Springs/El Paso County website. If you are interested in training, please contact the operation for more information.
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