Carson Pass Emergency Services

Amador County and Alpine County

Emergency Services

In an Emergency - CALL 911

A number of emergency services are available to visitors to Carson Pass, including medical care, fire, search and rescue, sheriff and others.

Medical Services

Sutter Amador Hospital

200 Mission Blvd., Jackson CA
(209) 223-7500
A full service hospital with Emergency Services, Diagnostic Imaging, Family Birth Center, Surgical Services, and much more.
Sutter Amador Hospital

Sutter Amador Health Center - Pioneer

24685 Highway 88, Pioneer, CA
(209) 295-5544

Carson Pass - Hope Valley Medical Services

Barton Health Hospital

2170 South Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-3420
Full service hospital, emergency services, urgent care, imaging, surgery, orthopedics, infusion therapy, birthing center

Carson Valley Medical Center

1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville, Nevada
(775) 782-1500
A full service hospital with Emergency Services, Imaging, Respirtory Care, Surgical Services, and much more
Carson Valley Medical Center

Richard Harvey, MD

(530) 694-2146
75 Diamond Valley Rd., Unit B, Markleeville, CA
Practices emergency medicine.



In an Emergency - CALL 911

Amador Fire Protection District

Provides fire, medical and rescue service to 85% of the unincorporated areas in Amador County.
(209) 223-6391

Cal-Fire Station

19597 Highway 88, Pine Grove, CA
(209) 296-4435

Cal-Fire Station

29300 Dew Drop Road, Pioneer, CA
(209) 295-7735

Kirkwood Volunteer Fire Department

40 Loop road, Kirkwood, CA
(209) 258-4444

Woodfords Fire Department

65 Diamond Valley Road, Markleeville, CA
(530) 694-2922

Markleeville Volunteer Fire Department

750 Hot Springs Road, Markleeville, CA
(530) 694-2223


Search and Rescue

In an Emergency - CALL 911

Search and Rescue teams are usually coordinated through the local sheriffs departments or fire agencies. If you are in need of search and rescue help, call 911.

If you are at Kirkwood Ski Area in the winter, also contact the Ski Patrol.

Amador County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team

Amador County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is a volunteer organization that works under the direction of the sheriff's department. They have a variety of units designed to respond to specific situations: Hasty Unit (quick response), Ground Search, Nordic, Swiftwater, and Technical-Cave Unit.
Amador County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team

Alpine County Search and Rescue

14777 Highway 89, Markleeville, Ca
(530) 694-2231

Sheriff Departments

In an Emergency - CALL 911

Amador County Sheriff

700 Court Street, Jackson, CA
(209) 223-6500
Emergency: 911 or (209) 223-1235
Non-Emergency Dispatch: (209) 223-6513

Alpine County Sheriff

14777 Highway 89, Markleeville, CA
(530) 694-2231


California Highway Patrol

In an Emergency - CALL 911

Jackson Office

301 Clinton Road, Jackson, CA
(209) 223-4890 California Highway Patrol

South Lake Tahoe Office

2063 Hopi Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 577-1001



California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) is a nonprofit air ambulance serice that brings rapid, on-site emergency care to critically ill and/or injured patients.
Dispatch: 1.800.252.5050
1901 Airport Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
1329 Spanos Ct., Suite B1, Modesto, CA


El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol

The El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol is a volunteer backcountry ski patrol working in the El Dorado National Forest.

They serve snowshoers and cross country skiers as needed with emergency first aid, information, maps, trail marking and maintenance, and assistance to other emergency responders. They offer classes in winter backcountry skills such as map and compass and avalanche awareness. They also lead backcountry tours.
El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol