Welcome to NEMS
Newington Emergency Medical Services (NEMS), an independent non-profit organization, is the primary provider of emergency services in Newington. Newington EMS serves the town by responding to 911 calls, fire rehab, mass casualty incidents, community standby events, and community education.
Newington EMS has been proudly serving the community since 1969.
Our members are required to ride 24 hours a month, and one holiday shift a year. NEMS operates Monday through Friday 6:00pm to 6:00am, and 24 hours a day on weekends and holidays.
NEMS also provides fire stand-by support and community stand-by services on a 24 hour basis as needed, and will also respond to neighboring towns on an "as requested" basis.
Corps News & Events
2019 EMT BASIC CLASS - Spring 2019
Newington EMS is proud to present it's Spring 2019 EMT Basic course. This course is an intensive three months of classroom, skills session, and clinical time. This course runs Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-10 pm with alternating Saturday from 9-2 pm, March 3 - June 18th. The cost is $900.00, for more information and registration click on the link below
CPR Classes Are Now Forming, Sign Up Today!
Don’t be a statistic! According to the American Heart Association- 70 % of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 70% of cardiac arrests occur. Put very simply: The life you save with CPR is most likely to be someone you love.
Pet First Aid
Newington EMS is proud to present this interactive class that goes over how to provide CPR to you four legged family member as well as first-aid and disaster preperations for you loved ones. This class comes with a guide and completion card. For more information and registratin for our next class clink on the link http://www.newingtonems.com/training
EMT Refresher - March 2020
Newington EMS is providing an online version of the EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Basic Course online. This program allows you to re-certify online with OEMS and NREMT approved online classes. Testing will take place at Newington EMS. A classroom version is also available. Please contact us for more information at 860-667-5825
For a list of EMT classes available in CT click the link below
Babysitting Class - December 16th
This interactive class is an important training program for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter. The BLAST program is exciting, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare
2019 Newington EMS 50th Anniversary T-Shirt
Newington EMS is celebrating it's 50th anniversary in 2019 with this t-shirt.
Starting at $25
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Total 911 Calls ............................148
Handled by on-duty crew .............140
Handled by 551 crew
responding from home ...................5
Training hours ..............................66
Community event hours ...............28
Hours for EMS Calls ..................1,209
Please remember to pull to the right for green flashing lights, ambulance corps members use green lights to respond to emergency medical