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The mission of the Medical Services division is to save lives, reduce suffering and speed recovery from injury and illness by delivering basic life support and advanced life support pre-hospital care medical services, and transportation throughout the community.

Tempe 9-1-1 Ambulance

 

Tempe Fire Medical Rescue has two ambulances with emergency medical crews that respond to calls made through the 9-1-1 emergency call system.  The city ambulances supplement the emergency ground transportation provided by private ambulance company under an agreement with the city.

For more on Tempe's ambulance service, click here.

See our press release on Tempe 9-1-1 Ambulance.

Patient Advocate Services

Many of our medical services can help you take control of your health issues so they don't become emergencies.  You can call us to find out more:

Office phone: 480-858-7241
Cell phone: 480-250-5437

Our professional medical staff can make home visits for basic check ups and take questions over the phone. 

Where to get children’s immunizations in Maricopa County

Please visit these websites to learn where you can go for free shots.  Although, Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department is no longer holding clinics, there are area clinics that serve Tempe residents.

Chandler Regional Medical Center
https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional

Maricopa County Department of Health
https://www.maricopa.gov/1805/Immunizations

Arizona Partnership for Immunizations
https://www.whyimmunize.org/where-to-go-for-your-shots/

Veterans Telemedicine Program

Veterans with high risk medical conditions that live in Tempe may be qualified for the Veterans Telemedicine Program.  Fire Medical Rescue and the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System have partnered to bring home health care to those veterans.

Learn more about the program, click here.

Watch our video "Joined Forces," click here.

We Help People in Crisis and Crime Victims

Safe Baby Havens

Learn more about how Tempe fire stations are safe baby havens.

CARE7

CARE7 provides support and assistance to people in crisis. This Human Services team works alongside the Fire Medical Rescue and Police departments to respond to domestic violence, auto accidents, sexual and physical assaults, suicides, homicides, and other unexpected deaths.  Call 480-350-8004 or email care7@tempe.gov

Medication Disposal

The Tempe Police Department, the Tempe Coalition, and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office have partnered to establish a permanent MedReturn drug collection program.