Edward Brandt, EMS Coordinator
The Emergency Medical Service Branch provides Advanced Life Support (ALS)
medical assistance to the County Rescue Squads, and coordinates mutual aid
among EMS providers.
The Branch is lead by the EMS Coordinator (Paramedic) who has a staff of one
full time Paramedic and two part time Paramedics with three county Advanced
Life Support vehicles.
Utilizing curriculum developed by the NYS Department of Health(DOH) in conjunction
with the Federal Highway Administration, the EMS Branch plans, coordinates and implements
training at the local level for hundreds of emergency medical technicians and other
emergency response personnel in Schoharie County.
The EMS Coordinator acts as liaison between the Regional EMS Council, local Squads,
SCARSA, the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors and NYS Department of Health. Upon
activation of the NYS EMS Mobilization Plan, the EMS Coordinator acts as the Regional
Administrator; organizing local resources and advising the NYS DOH on utilization of