Emergency Medical Services
The Henderson County Rescue Squad currently operates six state certified ambulances.  Four of these are four wheel drive.  The Rescue Squad responds to backup Henderson County EMS when all of their units are busy in addition to providing non-emergency ambulance transportation needs for the County.  The Rescue Squad is a certified EMT-Intermediate provider through the North Carolina Office of EMS.  Ambulances are staffed by the Rescue Squad part time staff & volunteers.