City of Mathis EMS Department

The City of Mathis EMS Department is staffed with highly trained and state certified Paramedics and EMT’s. The EMS department responds to medical emergencies in the City of Mathis and covers approximately 188 square miles of our coverage area in San Patricio County. Included in our coverage area is also Lake City, Hidden Acres, Lakeshore Gardens, Lakeside and Old San Patricio. We also respond to Lake Corpus Christi, Sunrise Beach and assist any areas in the proximity should they require mutual aid.

The City of Mathis EMS department currently operates one ambulance 24/7, and is equipped with three BLS/ALS with MICU capability. They are equipped with state of the art equipment able to provide the best and up to date prehospital care. We are medically supervised and provide prehospital care under the supervision of Dr. David Blanchard , and are certified with the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Our EMS department is happy to have received the first ever award given by Halo Flight Air Ambulance for the best EMS provider in the Coastal Bend area.

mission Statement

Mathis EMS, the provider of emergency medical services for the City of Mathis and the surrounding area, is committed to compassionately delivering excellent pre-hospital care and to protecting the safety and health of the public and its employee’s as well.

Vision Statement

Mathis EMS’ vision is to expand upon our role as a critical public safety agency that delivers exceptional pre-hospital emergency medicine in a rural environment. The department will remain at the forefront of EMS advancements, driving progress in clinical care, operations, research and training. As a leader in all hazard emergency preparedness, we will enhance our workforce and community’s ability to be resilient when confronted by man-made and natural disasters. Mathis EMS will continue to be viewed as a challenging, diverse, and rewarding place to work; as well as a model for other EMS agencies.

Core Department Values

Patient Advocacy:

The health and well-being of the patient is always our first priority. We are professionals who treat every patient with respect and compassion.

Clinical Excellence:

The members of Mathis EMS are highly skilled and specially trained to provide state of the art pre-hospital emergency medical services. We provide every patient with excellent clinical care.

Leadership & Innovation:

As a leader in the field of pre-hospital emergency medicine, we pride ourselves on innovating and leveraging the latest advances in both medicine and technology, bringing cutting edge care to our community.


Our people are our greatest asset. The knowledge, experience, and compassionate nature of our employees make our service exceptional. Our workforce includes skilled professionals from different backgrounds and cultures; reflecting the diversity of the communities we proudly serve.


We strive to work effectively with our public safety and public health partners to solve problems, make decisions, and achieve common goals.

Pride & Unity:

We are proud of the work we do and the strength of our service. We are committed to one another and the patients we serve.



Serves as a resource in the field of emergency preparedness and take an active role in planning, training, response, and recovery efforts to mitigate the medical consequences of disasters. We maintain the highest level of organizational and individual preparedness.