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EMS is a discretionary service offered by Oglethorpe County Government. The county does subsidize some of the operational cost to provide the service. However, the rest of the cost is covered by charges to the user of the service. 

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Oglethorpe County EMS only accepts payment in the form of cash or checks (Personal Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check). 

*Note: Checks payable to Oglethorpe County EMS

Returned Check Policy

A fee of $30 will be charged on top of the total amount for the returned checks. All future transactions with any Oglethorpe County Government entity must be paid in the form of Money Order, Cashier's Check, or Cash.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 262
Lexington, GA 30648

Physical Address:
891-892 Athens Rd
Crawford, GA 30630


(706) 743-8850

Hours of Operation:
24 Hours, 7 Days

Billing & Payment Notices

Oglethorpe County EMS will mail an invoice for services to your insurance company after the service has been performed. If there is a remaining balance, Oglethorpe County EMS will mail you a billing statement to your home address in order to collect the remaining balance. Click here for example of the billing statement.

Delinquent Accounts

Delinquent accounts after 120 days will be sent to a collection agency. Delinquent account means that no communication or payment has been received by EMS from the service user for at least 120 days. All future communication and payment transactions will be with Collection Services of Athens, Inc

Payment Plans

Oglethorpe County is willing to work with individuals on creating a payment plan. This plan is only for accounts that have not been sent to collections. In order to enroll into a payment plan, please contact Julie Noltensmeier at (706) 743-8850 or click here for email.

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