Registration Open for Horizon Health EMT Course

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Horizon Health is accepting registration for its September EMT-Basic certification course. Additionally, two full scholarships are available for this class.

The 22-week course will take place on Wednesdays, from 6 to 10 pm, beginning September 14 at Horizon Health. The fee for the course is $850, which includes a background check and drug screen.

Internet access is required, as this is a hybrid course. Access to Jones & Bartlett Learning and all course materials are provided. CPR and BLS certifications are included in the course. Registration includes a student polo shirt for clinical hours. Eighteen seats are available—first come, first served.

Note that participants cannot be a convicted felon and must be up-to-date on immunizations prior to the start of class. They also must pass a drug screen and background check, which will be provided by Horizon Health.

Register at by Wednesday, August 10. The registration fee is required at the time of enrollment. For questions, email


New this year are two scholarships available to persons age 18 or older who reside within Horizon Health's primary service area. The scholarships will cover the cost of the course, as well as the required background check and drug screening.

“There continues to be a nationwide shortage of EMTs,” said Samantha McCarty, Horizon Health director of emergency services. “Our goal is to have as many well-trained EMTs in our communities as possible. Ideally, we would like to retain them to work for Horizon Health.”

Note: If you plan to attend the EMT-Basic course, please register per the instructions above. Registration is important to reserve your spot. You can apply for a scholarship at the same time. If you receive a scholarship, your registration fee will be reimbursed.

To review scholarship requirements and apply, visit Applications are due by Wednesday, June 15, at 5 pm. For questions, email