Emergency Medical Services

6 Butterfield Rd. Kingston, RI 02881

uriems@uriems.orgPhone: (401)-874-5255 Fax: (401)-874-4871

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URI EMS is a nonprofit volunteer organization. Our basic needs are funded through the University from Health Services, an auxiliary of the University. We rely on support from community organizations, grants, people just like you and our hard-working volunteers to keep us moving to support our mission.

Every dollar goes a long way in helping us. If you wish to support our service, please consider making a donation, in any amount, to URI EMS:

Please make checks payable to:
URI EMS c/o URI Foundation Acct: #5321

Attention State Employees!! – SECA Charitable Fund

You may also donate to URI EMS through the State Employee’s Charitable Appeal, by designating URI EMS to receive any amount you wish.

More Information on the Way!

Please check back on this page for updates on what projects are being funded and how you have made a difference!


  • DO NOT MOVE THE PATIENT unless the area is not safe (fire, etc)
  • Dial 401-874-2121 from your cell phone or 4-2121 from a university phone
  • Tell the dispatcher your name, location and a telephone number you can be reached at. Be as precise as possible.
  • Describe to the best of your knowledge what happened & how.
  • Do not hang up until the dispatcher hangs up first.
  • Clear the area of people who are not relatives or witnesses.
  • Have someone await the arrival of the ambulance at the entrance to guide the ambulance crew in.
  • Ensure that all access paths are clear for the ambulance crew.

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