Debra Coverdell, Teton County EMS Director
P.O. Box 610
Choteau, Montana 59422
TTD or TTY: 406-466-3976
EMS Crew Chiefs:
Choteau-Kelly Smith 590-6858
Dutton-Lora Bryant 868-9104
Fairfield-Leon Beachy 590-3439
Pendroy-Neil Collins 564-8061
Power-Kelly Holbrook 799-3373
To respond safely and rapidly when called. To provide quality and compassionate care
for the sick and injured to the best of our ability without discrimination.
Teton County Emergency Medical Service is a volunteer service. There are ambulances
in Choteau, Fairfield and Power. Quick responder teams are scattered throughout the
county as well as in the town Pendroy.
Dispatch of the ambulance and quick response units is normally done through the
Teton County Sheriff's office with the most frequent source of information coming
from 911 calls.
EMS provides basic life support, including airway management, bleeding control,
oxygen therapy, splinting and other related first aid measures as well as defibrillation
in cases of cardiac arrest.There are also Advanced Life Support providers that are available when needed.
The Teton County EMS provides medical care and services such as:
·Ambulance - Dial 911
·First Responder Training
·First Aid Courses
·Quick Responses Units
If you find yourself in need of EMS, follow these instructions:
1. Call 911.
2. Give the exact location of the patient. Include building, room number, etc. as
3. Tell the dispatcher as calmly as possible what happened and why you need EMS.
Make sure to alert the dispatcher if the patient is not breathing, unconscious,
or bleeding severely.
4. Give the dispatcher the number from which you are calling, or a number where
you can be reached in the event that EMS needs more information while they are en
5. ALWAYS let the dispatcher hang up the telephone before you do.