+757-963-0632  1104 Madison Plaza Suite 101 Chesapeake, VA 23320

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About Our Regional Council

Tidewater EMS Council is a non-profit organization which was established in 1974 supporting the EMS system in the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach and Accomack, Isle of Wight, Northampton and Southampton counties.

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Our Vision

Our vision is a timely response with skillful, quality treatment for our patients.

Serving southeastern Virginia by coordinating the Emergency Medical Services for the region, Tidewater EMS Council plays an important role in ensuring that the highest levels of care, training and support are provided. Building and sustaining relationships with other healthcare partners and agencies in the area and around the state is integral to the contributions TEMS makes to the EMS system.

Our Mission

To reduce death and disability by facilitating regional cooperation, planning and implementation of an integrated emergency medical services delivery system.

Board of Directors Officers

President
President

Dr. Lewis Siegel

Vice President
Vice President

Jim Reddick

Treasurer
Treasurer

Amy Ward

Secretary
Secretary

David Long

49

Years of Service

60

Agencies Served

117

Calls Per Year

1.1

Population

Setting the Standard Since 1974

Learn more about how TEMS came to be and all we have accomplished since.