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Superior North EMS is an emergency medical service operated by the City of Thunder Bay, with oversight from Thunder Bay City Council and the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.  Although the Headquarters is located in the City of Thunder Bay, there are 17 EMS Stations throughout the District of Thunder Bay from emergency medical services is provided.  Every community and unorganized area in the District of Thunder Bay is serviced by Superior North EMS paramedics. 

Superior North EMS employs approximately 190 people, (170~ full and part time paramedics, and 20 leadership and administrative personnel) who deliver provincially mandated emergency medical services to approximately 169,000 people. 

Superior North EMS provides emergency medical response to 911 calls, where paramedics assess, treat, and transport patients to hospitals for further medical care.  Superior North EMS also provides emergent medical transportation services, usually between medical facilities and airports.  Some non-emergent patient transportation services are provided.