Emergency Medical Service


It is our mission that the men and women of Franklin​ County Emergency Medical Services ​provide rapid response, the best in quality emergency care, and protection of life and property to the citizens as well as ourvisitors of Franklin County, while always being professional.

Franklin County EMS

Franklin County EMS employs 27 full-time employees. Each shift consists of 1 Paramedic Supervisor operating a Quick Response Vehicle located at the Carnesville EMS Station and 8 EMS personnel manning four ALS units 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Franklin County EMS consists of four EMS stations located in Carnesville, Franklin Springs, Lavonia, and Double Churches Community.In 2019, Franklin County EMS responded to 4,684 emergency calls which resulted in 3,126 hospital transports. We are committed to providing the citizens of Franklin County with the best patient care possible.

Franklin County 911

The Franklin County 911 Center operates 24 hours a day seven days a week and is responsible for:Answering emergency and non-emergency calls for service within Franklin County, City of Carnesville, City of Lavonia, City of Royston, City of Canon, and the City of Franklin Springs.Dispatching appropriate public safety departments to calls of service based on location.Coordinating multi-agency responses to calls that require the response of more than one department.Processing public safety personnel field-initiated requests.Maintaining computerized records of calls for service for all Public Safety Departments.In 2019, Franklin County 911 answered 22,083 emergency calls and answered a total of 55,604 calls of emergency and non-emergency combined.