Idaho State EMS Communications Center (StateComm) is an emergency communications center located in Meridian, Idaho. The center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. When there is a need for help, StateComm is a radio or phone call away.
StateComm provides emergency dispatch and communications for EMS, Idaho Transportation Department, hazardous material incidents, public health emergencies, AMBER Alerts and many other situations.They are the primary dispatch center for 16 EMS agencies located throughout the state and monitors all radio traffic on EMS Frequency 1 and Frequency 2 and 700 MHz for EMS in districts 1, 3 and 5.
Communication Specialists are certified Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMD) providing callers with pre arrival medical assistance until EMS units arrive on scene. StateComm relays patient or scene information, deploys additional resources, and tracks EMS units when their primary dispatch is out of radio contact.
In the event of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) StateComm will provide hospital bed status to the incident commander.
State EMS Radio System (F1 and F2) was upgraded to meet narrowband compliance in September 2012. For additional information contact Robert Hugi, Public Safety Communications at (208) 288-4000.