Hanna's ground ambulance service is the responsibility of Alberta Health Services and has 15 active Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Medical Responders. The Hanna ambulance also has ties with numerous First Responders (E.M.R.'s) in the outlying areas belonging to Dryland Emergency Medical Services Association (D.E.M.S.A.). The E.M.R.'s from D.E.M.S.A live in the rural areas and are called on by the Hanna Ambulance Staff or community members to provide rapid response and stabilization of patients, prior to the arrival of the ambulance in the remote areas served. The Hanna Ambulance Service covers an area of approximately 3500 square miles and averages 500 calls, including transfers to other facilities, each year.