Cambridge Area EMS (CAEMS), has been providing emergency medical services (EMS) to Cambridge and surrounding townships since its founding in 1979.
CAEMS provides emergency medical services to a rural area surrounding the Village of Cambridge in Dane and Jefferson County. This includes the Town of Lake Mills, Town of Christiana, Village of Cambridge, Town of Oakland, Village of Rockdale. We also provide mutual aid assistance to neighboring communities including Deerfield, Cambridge, and Jefferson.
We respond to approximately 800 calls for aid each year with a fleet of 2 advanced life support (ALS) equipped ambulances, a volunteer roster of 45 members and paid daytime staff – providing ambulance coverage 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
CAEMS’s activities are funded through a combination of billing revenues, municipal government allocations, government grants, fundraisers and private donations. We welcome those interested in EMS services including volunteers, auxiliary roles and paid positions. EMS is a training intense activity, and our organization accumulates and provides more than 4,000 hours of training annually in certification courses, continuing education, community outreach, volunteer activities, and special event coverage.