Governance Documents and Reports
Washington County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is responsible for the regulation of ambulance and wheelchair car services in Washington County. Oregon state law which authorizes counties to do this within county boundaries. (ORS.682)
All EMS related state laws can be found here.
Under this authority Washington County has adopted its own county Code, Administrative Rules, Ambulance Service Area (ASA) Plan, and Franchise Agreement for Emergency Ambulance Services.
Washington County Code 8.32: Emergency Medical & Transportation Services Ordinance
EMS Administrative Rules January 2019
Ambulance Service Area Plan/July 2009
WaCo Emergency Ambulance Franchise Agreement as Amended 08-01-2018
911 Transportation Performance Reports
The Agreement for Emergency Ambulance Services in Washington County includes basic performance standards. Metro West Ambulance (MWA), the franchise holder, knows they are expected to meet or exceed each metric.
Franchise Agreement Monthly Performance Reports:
Performance Assessment 12-2020
Performance Assessment 1-2021
Performance Assessment 2-2021
Performance Assessment 3-2021
Performance Assessment 4-2021
Perfromance Assessment 5-2021