Quick ALS Response

Beaver Island EMS prides itself on rapid response times. In 2022, our average response time was a little over eight minutes.

Land, Sea, and Air

Beaver Island EMS operates both an ALS ground ambulance, fixed wing air ambulance, and partners with the Charlevoix Country Sheriff’s Department for water rescues.

Passion for People

The people are our strength, our community is our pride, and our island is our home. We cherish each and every individual we encounter on Beaver Island.


Our Mission

The mission of Beaver Island EMS is to protect the lives of island residents and visitors through emergency medicine, rescue, public education, and professional development training. As an emergency response provider we wish to prevent the loss of life and to reduce the effect of injury; by applying all of our professional knowledge and resources.It is our vision that BIEMS will provide the residents and visitors of Beaver Island with cost efficient care for the sick and injured, at the highest level and quality of life support. We aim to achieve this goal through the hard work and dedication of our highly trained, professional staff; in a dynamic mix of full-time, part-time, and volunteers.

Our staff will be made up of hardworking compassionate care providers who work together with all available resources to achieve the best possible outcome for the patient. We will provide a progressive, outcome based system that achieves a high level of patient satisfaction.

Our top priority will be to advocate for the patient and their loved ones before, during, and after an incident. We will ensure a rapid, safe, and compassionate response and air evacuation in a time of crisis.

We also aim to enhance the quality of living in our community by promoting wellness and safety; and serving as a formal community resource for prevention, evaluation, and care. We will build a sustainable system that recognizes and exceeds the expectations and needs of the community that we serve.

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2022 IS ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOKS

As Beaver Island EMS moves towards the conclusion of 2022, our numbers are shaping up to be another record setting year. With the influx of visitors and residents, Beaver Island EMS expects to only see more year-over-year growth.

YEAR TO DATE
123

Ground Runs

31

Air Ambulance Flights

1861

Miles Flown

15

Staff Memebers

BEAVER ISLAND EMS IN THE COMMUNITY

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ENSURING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

 

As we struggle to keep up with inflation and rising costs Beaver Island EMS is always seeking creative ways to help fund our operation with as little burden to the patients and residents we serve. Below you can learn more about how you can help Beaver Island EMS maintain a sustainable future.

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