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Emergency Medical Services

Today the Emergency Medical Service Division operates three ambulances around the clock. A forth ambulance was added under Mayor Barse’s administration. It works during the 12 heaviest call volume hours. This is called a power shift. A field supervision component is strong in ongoing quality improvement. It exceeds minimum state standards and aptly answers calls at the national standard for response times. The community views Vineland EMS as an asset. VEMS has the support of the governing body when needed to carry out its mission of providing pre-hospital emergency medical care.

In 2003 the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services recognized Vineland EMS as the Public Provider of the year. Several of Vineland’s EMTs have received personal nominations for state recognition as well. Millard Hahn was recognized by the state as EMT of the year. EMS Chief Kelly Soracco began as Chief on July 1, 2020 following in succession of Chief Al Lincks (retired) who served Vineland EMS for over 38 years, and whose name has become synonymous with Vineland EMS.


All persons assessed, treated, or transported by the Vineland EMS Division have a Patient Care Report (PCR) that is stored securely. Patients who are treated and/or transported may also receive a bill of service.
In order to ensure compliance with federal law, we require all patients requesting records or bills to fill out the Vineland EMS Authorization To Disclose Individually Identifiable Protected Health Information (PHI) form.


Along with the completed PHI form, the applicant must provide the following information as appropriate:
A copy of a valid Government Issued ID (front and back).
If a minor, parent/guardian must provide a birth certificate.
If the individual is deceased, please provide power of attorney paperwork, or paperwork from the Surrogate’s office.
Completed forms and attachments may be emailed to, or hand delivered to:
Vineland EMS Division
76 Howard Street
Vineland, NJ 08360

For questions or more information, please call the EMS Division office at 856-794-6185.

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