Fannin County Emergency Medical Services is zoned to cover the entire 360 square miles of Fannin County with its 24,000 full time residents. To do this, four fully staffed ambulances have been stationed in the cities of McCaysville, Blue Ridge, Morganton, and Dial
Each ambulance contains a paramedic and an Emergency Medical Technician who provide 24/7 coverage. In addition, there are three reserve ambulances and eight first responder rescue vehicles at various fire stations. Fannin County EMS handles about 5,500 calls each year including E911 responses and inter-hospital transfers. EMS also provides training classes in first response and CPR. Their mission is to provide the best quality care for the citizens of Fannin County.