Thursday, 11 November 2021 14:34

County Hosts Free EMT Course for U.S. Military Veterans

BALLSTON SPA — Registration is open for U.S. Veterans seeking to get their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. 

The Saratoga County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is partnering with Saratoga County EMS Council to host a free EMT certification and professional development course for U.S. Military Veterans. 

The course will be held at the Saratoga County Public Safety Building in Ballston Spa and will be taught by Saratoga County EMS instructors, most of whom are veterans themselves.

The curriculum follows the New York State Department of Health Bureau of EMS certification program. Classes start Dec. 14 and meet two nights a week for six months. To participate in the program, applicants must have served in the military and must submit a DD-214. 

For more course information, contact: Russell Coonradt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register, visit

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