The mission of the Town of Stowe Department of EMS is to provide emergency medical care to residents and visitors of the Town of Stowe in a competent and compassionate manner.
The Department of EMS operates within the town of Stowe as part of Vermont EMS District 4, and offers its services through mutual aid agreements to all areas of the District, as well as Waterbury to the south. Stowe EMS has been in operation since 2008 when to Town took over responsibility for EMS operations from Stowe Rescue Squad (est. 1975).
The Department of EMS is licensed by the State of Vermont at the Paramedic Level and operates as a combined paid/volunteer department. There are four full-time staff, many Per Diem employees, and around 30 volunteers. Volunteers have between one and thirty years of experience. All members are certified at the following levels: Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced EMT (AEMT), and Paramedic.