South Lincoln Medical Center is a designated Critical Access Hospital, as defined by the Office of Rural Health Policy, part of the Health Resources & Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Program was established to aid in the continuation of healthcare services for rural residents.
The Kemmerer Volunteer Fire Department protects the South Lincoln Fire District.
Lincoln County Search and Rescue (LCSAR) is a totally volunteer organization dedicated to finding lost and injured individuals and returning them to safety or the proper care. LCSAR operates at the direction of the Lincoln County Sheriff within the political boundaries of Lincoln County, Wyoming. Upon the request of other agencies and with the approval of the Lincoln County Sheriff, LCSAR can operate outside the county.
Lincoln County has a unique geography encompassing over 4000 square miles; therefore, the Lincoln County Emergency Communications Center is divided into two offices located respectively in Afton and Kemmerer. Both offices are staffed with a dispatcher 24 hours a day. Dispatchers not only answer both emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatching law enforcement officers, EMS, fire, and search and rescue personnel to calls from both residents and visitors in Lincoln County. The Communications Center is also the liaison for Wyoming Highway Patrol for incidents on the local highways and provides assistance when requested. In case of emergency, dial 911. To reach the LCSO Kemmerer Communication Center for non-emergency services, dial (307) 877-3971, option 4.