Special Events Unit

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Emergency Medical Services Division

EMS Tahoe (20180721)

About the SEU:

The Portage County Sheriff's Office Emergency Medical Services Division employees a professional team of part-time paramedics and other emergency medical technicians to man its Special Events Unit (SEU).  This squad is responsible for attending events across Portage County where local emergency medical services need additional resources or cannot be dedicate themselves for the event.  This is a more efficient deployment of EMS assets, rather than have a full ambulance on scene, subject to being called away in case of an emergency.  This unit provides services free of charge to public and non-profit entities, and for a nominal charge for others.


For More Information:

Request the SEU at your Event:

If you would like to look into requesting the SEU for your event, complete the form below.  More information can be obtained by contacting the EMS Coordinator.

Special Event Request Form (2019-04-17)

Find Out More About Joining the SEU:

Check out the Portage County Human Resources Department's application page to read more about the SEU Paramedics and EMTs by clicking the button below.

Apply Now: SEU EMT

Contact Us:

If you would like more information on the Special Events Unit, wish to find out additional details on reserving the SEU, or want to apply to become a member yourself, contact:

Portage County Sheriff's Office

EMS Division'

(715) 346-1400




Resources for SEU Members:

Special Events Unit Handbook (2018-04-04)

Special Events Unit EMS Activity Log (2018-03-21)

Special Events Unit Patient Contact Log (2018-03-21)

Special Events Unit Calendar



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