Robertson County Emergency Medical Services
Robertson County is located deep in the heart of Texas between Houston and Waco. It is bordered by Brazos, Milam, Falls, Limestone, and Leon Counties. The County has two major highways, Hwy 6 and Hwy 79, both intersecting in the City of Hearne. Robertson County has an estimated population of 15,819, and roughly covers 866 square miles of Texas including the communities of Hearne, Calvert, Franklin, Mumford, Bremond, and various smaller communities. The County Seat is located in Franklin.
Robertson County EMS is a very comprehensive EMS System that provides 911 coverage to the citizens of Robertson County. RCEMS is a fully licensed Emergency Medical Services provider in the State of Texas through the Texas Department of State Health Services. RCEMS currently has stations located in Hearne, Franklin, and Bremond. In 2011 RCEMS responded to approximately 3,000 calls around the County. Currently, RCEMS provides three (3) twenty-four (24) hour Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICU), and one Supervisor vehicle, that respond to calls twenty-four (24) hours a day seven (7) days a week. Each ambulance is staffed at the Paramedic level and is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment, GPS navigation, and aggressive standing order protocols. Robertson County does not currently have a hospital or stabilization facility within the County. Patients that call 911 are transported to St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan, College Station Medical Center in College Station, Falls Community ER in Marlin, Scott and White ER in Temple, Limestone Medical Center in Groesbeck, and Providence or Hillcrest in Waco. Each destination is effected by factors such as: a patient's location in the county, severity of emergency, and the hospital's capabilities.
RCEMS employees are held to a very high standard and are trained on a continuous basis as Emergency Medicine is always changing. We take great pride in our reputation throughout the EMS community and will continue to provide top of the line patient care whenever we are needed.