Northern Valley Ems, Inc.

A Non-Profit  Ambulance Service providing emergency medical services 24 hours a day 365 days of the year.


The Northern Valley Emergency Medical Service, Inc. or known as NOVA is a volunteer based non-profit Emergency Medical Service (EMS) department composed of Paramedics, Health Professionals and Emergency Medical Technician’s (EMTs).  Personnel provide Basic and Advanced Life Support levels of service.  The department’s primary response area is the Borough of Walnutport, Northampton County and the Borough of Slatington and the Townships of North Whitehall, Washington, Heidelberg and areas of Lowhill in Lehigh County.  In 2009 the 911 center dispatched NOVA for 3180 emergency calls.

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It is a great honor to be recognized by Dr. Freudenberger, MD Chief, Division of Cardiology and I could not be more proud of our organization. 


On February 10, 2015, NOVA will be formally recognized at the EMS Heart Heroes Case Review and Recognition of Lehigh Valley Health Network Top-Performers. 

NOVA continues to work hard providing the best of patient care to our residents and visitors in our communities.  Our Director of Operations, Robert Bird has done an outstanding job- leading and our EMS crews- providing the very best care to our patients. 


I also would like to thank the volunteer Board of Directors, our Auxiliary, who works tirelessly so we may have the very best of equipment and to our municipalities whose support together allows us to provide the highest level of Emergency Medical Services in your neighborhood. 


Please take a moment to read the attached letter from Lehigh Valley Health Network

January 22, 2015

We, the Directors, Staff, & Volunteers are thrilled to announce that we are expanding our 911 coverage to include Heidelberg Township in Lehigh County.  

January 26, 2015