Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 is located in Fairbury, NE, in Jefferson County, about 53 miles SW of Lincoln. Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 was established in 1927, and in the early 90’s became an advanced life support service (ALS).
Jefferson County is 576 square miles located in SE Nebraska consisting of residential homes, a large and growing business sector, farming operations, and state wildlife land and open areas. Located within our response area are 4 major highways and 2 railways which are a critical component of our counties infrastructure.
Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 serves a population of nearly 7,550 people, living in approximately 3,350 households.
Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 is staffed by 8 career and multiple part-time EMS employees, and respond to approximately 700 calls for assistance per year. We operate 3 ambulances at the paramedic level, providing Basic and Advanced Life Support for the city of Fairbury, and Gage, Jefferson, Saline, and Thayer Counties and parts of Kansas. The ambulance department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by career EMS personnel, who strive to provide the best possible emergency medical care to the residents and visitors of our community. Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 also covers many of our area’s special events including parades, school sporting events, rodeos, races, festivals and other events. We also provide interfacility transportation from Jefferson Community Health Center and surrounding hospitals to a number of specialty care destination in Lincoln, Omaha, and other communities in Nebraska and Kansas.
Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 works closely with rural and volunteer rescue units to provide ALS intercept service as the need arises in our county and surrounding counties.
Jefferson County Ambulance District #33 is an active member of the 3 & 33 Mutual Aid Association and is part of a 5 county Public Health Solutions response team located in SE Nebraska.