Real Time Activity Status (RTAS)


The RTAS system is a web-based program used by all Franklin County emergency departments and three contiguous county hospitals to notify EMS when their emergency departments are overly busy or diverting EMS patients to less busy emergency departments.   

To access the COTS RTAS system, visit https://www.cotsrtas.org.  Please complete the access request form and send to Roxanna Giambri.

Access is only available to emergency departments participating in the RTAS system or EMS agencies and dispatch centers transporting patients to RTAS participating emergency departments.

Participating emergency departments include:



  • Diley Ridge Medical Center
  • Fairfield Medical Center
  • Morrow County Hospital
  • Mount Carmel East
  • Mount Carmel Franklinton
  • Mount Carmel Grove City
  • Mount Carmel Lewis Center
  • Mount Carmel St. Ann's
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Nationwide Children's Lewis Center
  • OhioHealth Berger Health System
  • OhioHealth Doctors Hospital
  • OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital 
  • OhioHealth Emergency Care - Hilliard
  • OhioHealth Emergency Care - New Albany



  • OhioHealth Emergency Care - Obetz
  • OhioHealth Emergency Care - Powell
  • OhioHealth Emergency Care - Reynoldsburg
  • OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital
  • OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
  • OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital
  • OhioHealth Lewis Center Health Center
  • OhioHealth Pickerington Emergency Care Center
  • OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • OhioHealth Westerville Emergency Care Center
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center East Hospital