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Lubbock EMS Codes


EMS Categories:
Category Meaning
Category 1 Abdominal Pain / Problems

Category 2 Allergies / Hives / Medicine Reactions / Stings
Category 3 Animal Bites
Category 4 Assault / Rape
Category 5 Back Pain
Category 6 Breathing Problems
Category 7 Burns
Category 8 CO / Inhalation / Hazardous Materials
Category 9 Cardiac / Respiratory Arrest
Category 10 Chest Pain
Category 11 Choking
Category 12 Convulsions / Seizures
Category 13 Diabetic Problems
Category 14 Drowning (near) / Diving Accident
Category 15 Electrocution
Category 16 Eye Problems
Category 17 Falls
Category 18 Headache
Category 19 Heart Problems
Category 20 Heat / Cold Exposure
Category 21 Hemorrhage
Category 22 Industrial / Machinery Accidents
Category 23 Overdose / Poisoning / Ingestion
Category 24 Pregnancy
Category 25 Psychiatric / Behavioral Problems
Category 26 Sick Person (specific diagnosis)
Category 27 Stabbing or Gunshot Wound
Category 28 Stroke / CVA
Category 29 Traffic Injury / Accidents
Category 30 Traumatic Injuries, Specific
Category 31 Unconscious / Fainting
Category 32 Unknown Problem (man down)
Category 33 Emergency Transfer
Category 34 Emergency Infant Transfer
Category 35 Non-Emergency Transfer
EMS Signals:
Signal Meaning
Signal 1 Radio transmission unreadable.

Signal 2 Radio transmission clear.
Signal 3 Fire department needed at...  (also Signal 70)
Signal 4 JAWS need for extrication.  (also Signal 71)
Signal 5 EMS out for meal.
Signal 6 EMS crew busy / out of service.
Signal 7 Call EMS crew by pager or phone.
Signal 8 EMS crew ending tour of duty.
Signal 9 EMS unit en route for refueling.
Signal 10 EMS unit en route for maintenance.
Signal 11 EMS unit en route to call.
Signal 12 EMS unit out at hospital #...
Signal 13 Potentially dangerous situation.
Signal 14 Request for Shift Chief on duty.
Signal 15 Request for service number.
Signal 16 Intoxicated.
Signal 17 Non-EMS rider or observer.
Signal 18 Phone EMS dispatch, non urgent.
Signal 19 Phone EMS dispatch, URGENT.
Signal 20 Police needed, non urgent.
Signal 21 Police needed, URGENT.
Signal 22 Justice of the Peace needed.
Signal 23 EMS unit on the scene.
Signal 24 Private EMS unit for live patient.
Signal 25 Private EMS for dead subject.
Signal 26 Mental Patient.
Signal 27 Possible dead body.
Signal 28 Dead body.
Signal 29 Patient's injury code minor.
Signal 30 Patient's injury code moderate.
Signal 31 Patient's injury code serious.
Signal 32 Patient's injury code critical.
Signal 33 Patient's injury code possible DOA.
Backup Requests:
Code Meaning
211 1 Additional Ambulance (Automatic on Category 9)
311 2 Additional Ambulances
411 3 Additional Ambulances
Clearance Codes:
Code Meaning
N1 Unfounded
N2 Duplicate Call
N3 Treatment Refused
N4 Patient Accepted / Refused Transport
N5 EMS Refuses to Transport
N6 No Patient(s)