An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20, to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019. 

The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, cars are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing.

Providing Rapid Medical Response

Highly skilled and trained, EMS personnel provide the highest level of emergency care to victims of illness and injury. The EMS Department values the lives that are entrusted to them and considers it a privilege to serve the emergency medical needs of our community.

WDM EMS Mission Statement

"To provide those who become sick or injured within our community with timely, professional medical care, treating our patients and families with respect and compassion, maintaining an active leadership role in the advancement of EMS and maintaining an active presence in our community."


Please view our current Notice of Privacy Practices HERE.


West Des Moines EMS Recruitment Video from City of WDM on Vimeo.