Media Relations

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Media Relations

The goal of Cole County Emergency Medical Services is to maintain a positive relationship with all media outlets to advance the well-being of the community. Additionally, we believe in open and honest government and strive to answer questions in a timely and accurate manner. 

We respect the privacy rights of our patients and their families, therefore, it is the policy of CCEMS to not disclose any patient identifiable information to anyone, unless required to do so by law. We do not comment on any political, legal, personnel, or other matters outside the purview of CCEMS. All of these will be referred to appropriate County Department, or the County Commission.

For media inquiries please contact our Public Relations Officer, Nathan Schmitz, at (573) 301-5339.

Media Releases

Official releases to the media from Cole County Emergency Medical Services will be posted here in a timely fashion.