Johnson County Med-Act, based in Olathe, Kan., is a countrywide emergency medical service with advanced life support capability that was created by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners in 1975. The service is offered to the highways and homes of Johnson County, Kan., in accordance with the national, state and local standards. It is designed to provide care for people who become suddenly ill or injured. Units are dispatched to any place round-the-clock in case of an emergency. Med-Act has an annual call volume of more than 25,000 and operates from over 15 fixed stations with nearly 130 employees.