Since 2016 our department has achived recognition by the American Heart Association for following the latest research-based standards for severe heart attacks with a Mission:Lifeline program! Congratulations to our hard working and dedicated staff!!
2017 Regional Emergency Medical Organization Agency of the year
Colonie EMS was awarded the 2010 International Association of Fire Chiefs Heartsafe Community Award
for achieving the highest resuscitation rate in the United States for a community of less than 100,000 residents.
Colonie EMS was awarded the New York State EMS agency of the year for 2010
Colonie EMS receives award as the nation's finest! The Town of Colonie Emergency Medical Services Department was awarded the National Association of Emergency Medical Technician's National Paramedic Service of the Year Award for 1999. Services from across the United States compete to receive this prestigious annual award. The award is given to one service of high distinction that has demonstrated excellence, innovation and community service. Previous award recipients have been EMS agencies in Tampa, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Houston.
Colonie EMS personnel were on hand to receive the award at the National Association of EMTs symposium in Syracuse, New York on October 2, 1999. This national award-coinciding with our tenth anniversary was especially nice and served to recognize all of the members of our community EMS team: EMS Department, Fire Departments, Police Department, Medical Community and our Town administration, all of whom are part of our nationally recognized, high caliber service.
Colonie EMS receives regional honors - In 1992, Colonie EMS was awarded the EMS Service of the Year award by the Regional EMS Council of the Hudson-Mohawk Valley.