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Medic One Statistics

2019 Vital Statistics

​Service Area   ​771 square miles
​Population Served   ​286,419 persons
​Number of Responses for EMS Help   ​39,714
​Number of Medic One/Paramedic (ALS) Responses (all units)   ​9,129
​Number of Medic One, ALS Transports   ​3,919
Type of Medic Unit Calls​:      
Illnesses:  
Injuries:  

90%
10%
Average Response Time  (2019)     

Basic Life Support (BLS):      
County-wide, all calls:  
Olympia, Tumwater, Lacey, Yelm:  

 Advanced Life Support (ALS):       
County-wide, all calls:  
Olympia, Tumwater, Lacey, Yelm + UGAs:  



6:58 mm:ss
6:58 mm:ss


6:54 mm:ss
5:32 mm:ss
​County-wide, ALS Response Time within Response Time Goals Minutes   ​94%
​Number of Paramedics (ALS Personnel)   ​65
​Number of Staffed Paramedic Units   ​7
Number of EMT's (BLS Personnel)​   ​547
Number of BLS units (paid/volunteer)​   ​*
Percentage of volunteer EMS personnel​   ​*
Medic One CPR Classes/Public Access Defibrillator, citizens trained​   6,490
2020 Medic One Levy​   ​$11,377,398
2020 Medic One levy rate​   29 cents / $1,000 property valuation

 

 * = security update

Updated April 2020