Scott Helle 
Kentucky Office of Rural Health 

2020 EMS Listening Tour 

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health will host a statewide Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Listening Tour in February and March, making stops in eight communities across the Commonwealth to better gauge the current state of rural EMS services.

Tour sessions will allow EMS professionals, hospital and clinic administrators and staff, health department staff, state and local government officials, community members and other interested parties the opportunity to share their insights about the strengths, challenges and needs of Kentucky’s EMS agencies.

The EMS Listening Tour includes the following stops:

  • February 25 in Columbia (Adair County Cooperative Extension Office, 409 Fairground Street)
  • February 26 in Calvert City (Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, 113 Administration Drive)
  • February 27 in Hartford (Ohio County Cooperative Extension Office, 1337 Clay Street)
  • March 2 in Williamstown (Grant County Public Library, 201 Barnes Road)
  • March 3 in Bardstown (My Old Kentucky Home State Park, 501 E. Stephen Foster Avenue)
  • March 10 in Berea (Historic Boone Tavern, 100 Main Street)
  • March 11 in Morehead (Morehead Conference Center, 111 East First Street)
  • March 12 in Hindman (Hindman Settlement School, 51 Center Street)

All Listening Tour sessions will run from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

You can download an event flyer here.

If you plan to attend any of these sessions, please register using the link below.

For more information about the EMS Listening Tour, please contact Scott Helle, Rural Outreach Coordinator, at 606-439-3557 or