Mission

The Thomas Jefferson Emergency Medical Services Council covers the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson, and the City of Charlottesville (Planning District 10) and Madison County (Planning District 9) in Central Virginia.   We also work closely with the EMS agencies in Orange and Buckingham counties.

With over thirty five EMS agencies, the Council enjoys an excellent working relationship with it's two hospitals, the University of Virginia Medical Center (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Martha Jefferson Hospital.  The UVa Pre-hospital Program provides for initial ALS certification programs, ALS continuing education, and constant "run review" for all agencies within the region.

Mission Statement
The Thomas Jefferson EMS Council is an integral part of the EMS system whose function is to assess, identify, coordinate, plan and implement an efficient and effective regional EMS delivery system in partnership with the Virginia Office of EMS and the Virginia EMS Advisory Board.


The Thomas Jefferson EMS Council would like to thank the following regional partners that provide financial and in-kind support to our organization:

Albemarle County
City of Charlottesville
Fluvanna County
Greene County
Louisa County
Madison County
Nelson County
UVA Prehospital Education

We could not adequately serve the needs of the regional EMS system without the support of these regional partners. Thank You!

TJEMS is a non-profit, tax exempt organization.  It is an integral part of the EMS system whose function is to assess, identify, coordinate, plan and implement an efficient and effective regional EMS delivery system in partnership with the Virginia Office of EMS and the Virginia EMS Advisory Board.  We provide a wide range of services and programs that support our region's first responders as well as help them provide quality patient care. 

Latest Events

Holiday - Office Closed for Memorial Day
Mon May 30 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Executive Board Meeting
Thu Jun 02 @10:00AM - 11:00PM
Focus Group: Development of First Responder Training on Autism
Tue Jun 07 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
SPARC - Youth-focused Workgroup Meeting
Wed Jun 15 @12:30PM - 02:00PM
Holiday - Office Closed for Juneteenth
Mon Jun 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM

Upcoming Classes

Hybrid EMT Class
Sat May 28 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Hybrid EMT Class
Sat Jun 11 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Hybrid EMT Class
Sat Jun 18 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Hybrid EMT Class
Sat Jun 25 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
VLIT Class June
Mon Jun 27 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
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