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Governance Documents and Reports

Washington County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is responsible for the regulation of ambulance and wheelchair car services in Washington County. Oregon state law which authorizes counties to do this within county boundaries (ORS.682).

All EMS related state laws can be found on the Oregon Health Authority's EMS and Trauma Program website.

Under this authority Washington County has adopted its own county Code, Administrative Rules, Ambulance Service Area (ASA) Plan, and Franchise Agreement for Emergency Ambulance Services.

Washington County Code 8.32: Emergency Medical & Transportation Services Ordinance

EMS Administrative Rules (PDF 269.69 KB)

911 Transportation Performance Reports

The Agreement for Emergency Ambulance Services in Washington County includes basic performance standards. Metro West Ambulance (MWA), the franchise holder, knows they are expected to meet or exceed each metric.

Franchise Agreement Monthly Performance Reports

Franchise Agreement 18 Month Assessment