Special Event Medical Services

MetroAtlanta Ambulance offers dedicated ambulance & special event medical coverage for athletic events, stadiums, association conferences, parades, road races, concerts, community festivals and other events where large crowds gather. Large events can quickly turn into mass-casualty incidents, whether through accidents, acts of nature, acts of terrorism or other causes. It is important advance planning is coordinated among the event promotors, local law enforcement, fire and EMS.

 

First Aid Stations

MetroAtlanta Ambulance can provide basic and advanced first aid services for special events. The MAAS Special Events Consult Team can assist you in planning for your First Aid Station needs including inventory of supplies needed, professional staffing required, location, permits and determining how many first aid stations will be needed based on the location and anticipated size of your event.

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ALS Ambulance Medical Standby Team

MetroAtlanta Ambulance provides dedicated ALS Ambulance units to standby at special events. These units are staffed by a minimum of an EMT and a AEMT or Paramedic and carry all the equipment required to provide advance life support treatment and transport should an emergency occur during the event. The team members have constant communications with both the event staff and the MAAS Communications Center via radio and mobile phone. 

Examples of events that contract for ALS Ambulance standby included the Atlanta Braves, SunTrust Park, Fifth-Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw State University Athletics, local town festivals, Atlanta Athletic Club road races, corporate events,  and large gatherings.

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GEM Medical Cart Team

The GEM Medical Cart Team is staffed by Emegency Medical Technicians and/or Paramedics and is used to compliment an ambulance standby team at large gatherings. The battery powered medical car carries all the equipment required to provide basic or advanced life support treatment and transport to an onsite facility or waiting ambulance should an emergency occur during the event. The cart can travel up to 25 miles per hour and can be used at indoor facilities as well as outdoors. The GEM Medical Car Team enables Medics to quickly respond and transport patients in crowd situations where an ambulance response would be delayed or a normal ambulance vehicle could not access. The team members have constant communications with the event staff, the MAAS Communications Center and other responders via radio and mobile phone.

Examples of events that have contracted for the GEM Medical Car Team to standby have included the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Pride Festival in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA, the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Country Club, Annual 4th of July Town Festival in Marietta, Georgia, and the Atlanta Air Show at Dobbins Air Force Base.

Medic & a Bag: EMS Coverage

MetroAtlanta Ambulance provides dedicated Basic and Advance medical personnel to standby at special events. An EMT, AEMT or Paramedic will bring the equipment they require to begin providing life sustaining care or stabilize traumatic injuries should an emergency occur during the event. The Medics can also provide basic first aid as required. The Medics have constant communications with both the event staff and the MAAS Communications Center via radio and mobile phone. Medic & a Bag Coverage is normally used when a transport ambulance service response is only minutes away and at indoor events where the environment/climate is controlled and the likelihood of serious-life threatening injuries are not as likely.

Past events that have contracted for Medic & a Bag include local Taekwondo Tournaments, Wrestling Tournaments, High School Athletic Events, Chamber Business Expo’s and Convention Centers.

Television & Movie Production Medical

MetroAtlanta Ambulance can provide EMT’s, Paramedics, ambulance/first response vehicles, our GEM Medical Car and other related EMS equipment as props for television commercial or movie productions in the greater-Atlanta area. MAAS Medics can also provide onsite medical services for talent, cast, crew and other employees with any of the service listed above.

All contracted medical care provided by MetroAtlanta Ambulance personnel adheres to established company policies, procedures and patient care protocols approved by and under the direction of the company physician medical director.

Contact our Special Events Team at
or phone: 770-693-8426