History of Norwalk Hospital Emergency Medical Services
Norwalk Hospital has provided ambulance service to the city of Norwalk since 1893. We are proud of our many “firsts”. Among them are:
First hospital-based ambulance service in Connecticut.
First paramedics in Fairfield County to carry intraosseous devices.
First paramedic service in Connecticut to carry paralytics for airway management.
First paramedic service in Fairfield County to routinely perform 12-lead ECGs.
First emergency medical service agency in Connecticut to use antibiotics for open fractures.