Citizens' Academy

If you are a member of the Citrus County community and are interested in learning about Emergency Medical Services, theour Citizen’s Academy offers lots of exciting hands-on opportunities for you! The Nature Coast EMS Citizen’s Academy educates its participants about emergency medical services and serving with excellence and compassion, along with teaching them skills they can use in actual emergencies.

There is no cost for joining!

You will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Ride along with Paramedics and EMTs and take part in actual emergencies
  • Learn life-saving skills used by professionals in all types of scenarios
  • Take part in paramedics and EMTs everyday work

This academy is designed for people who are 18 and above who are interested in learning more about emergency medical services in our area. When you apply, you will be asked to fill out an application describing why you are interested in being part of the Nature Coast EMS Citizen’s Academy and also asked if you have a criminal background.

Our next Citizen's Academy starts on Oct. 9 at 6:00.

If you are interested in taking part in the next Nature Coast EMS Citizens’ Academy, please email us a

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