Ohio Public Risk

Specialized Insurance


VFIS of Ohio

Emergency Services


Ohio Public Risk Insurance Agency

Ohio’s Emergency Services and Public Entity Specialist

Welcome to Ohio Public Risk Insurance Agency. OPRIA was established specifically to meet the unique insurance and risk management needs of Ohio’s Emergency Service Organizations and Public Entities. In 1984 we began VFIS of Ohio to become the premier Emergency Service provider in Ohio. A few years later we expanded and formed Ohio Public Risk Insurance Agency, to provide our services to the Public Entities of Ohio. We partnered with two of the country’s most recognized leaders in these classes:

VFIS and Glatfelter Public Practice (GPP)

Ohio Public Risk Insurance Agency is the VFIS Regional Director and serves as their exclusive sales, marketing and distribution provider for the entire State of Ohio. VFIS is the country’s largest provider of insurance, education and consultation services to fire departments, ambulance, rescue squads, and 911 centers. In addition, Ohio Public Risk Insurance Agency is the exclusive wholesale broker in the state for Glatfelter Public Practice program. GPP is one of the Nation’s premier insurance programs, insuring Municipalities and Water District.

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OPRIA is the exclusive Regional Director for the State of Ohio for Glatfelter Public Practices and VFIS of Ohio.

Agents & Brokers

Ohio Public Risk Insurance Agency, Inc. was formed in 1983 as a brokerage service for independent Insurance Agents in Ohio to provide products for fire and emergency medical service departments.


VFIS of Ohio has many tools and resources for our clients to take advantage of. Some of these resources are at no cost or very little cost to the insured.


Click here for after-hours emergency service where you may report claims directly to the carriers.

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