Altoona Ambulance

Find Altoona Alabama ambulances. Ambulances provide information on emergency care services and the transport of individuals to and from the hospital.


A Med Ambulance Service of Altoona 3030 East Highland Street Altoona AL 35952 205-589-8300


A-Med Ambulance Service of Altoona 3256 Main Street Altoona AL 35952 205-589-8300

About Altoona Ambulances

Altoona Ambulances provide emergency and non-emergency medical transport for patients going to hospitals, medical centers, and other health care facilities in Altoona, AL. Ambulance Services can be provided by a variety of Altoona government, private non-profit, or for-profit entities. Altoona Ambulance Service providers may only provide transport services, or they may offer transport services in conjunction with Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

You may contact Ambulance Services for questions about:
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Altoona Emergency Ambulance Service

Altoona Emergency Ambulance Services is one component of a network of resources activated during a medical emergency. Emergency response is a coordinated effort, usually between multiple agencies, which typically involves Altoona 911 dispatch, on-scene care by first responders, and transport to an appropriate facility. When provided in conjunction with EMS, Ambulance Services are often operated as part of a county or local government Altoona Emergency Services Department or Altoona Public Safety Department. In addition to transport capability, the Ambulance may be staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics who are qualified to provide Basic Life Support or Advanced Life Support to patients experiencing medical emergencies.

Altoona Private Ambulance Service

Altoona and local governments may also contract out EMS and Ambulance Services to private organizations that provide both EMS and transport services. Hybrid arrangements are also common, in which Ambulance Services are contracted to a private organization, while or local EMS staff provide both on-scene care as well as pre-hospital medical care during transport.

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Altoona Ambulance Services are also necessary for a variety of non-emergency situations, normally on a scheduled basis. Ambulances are often a medical necessity for a patient's transport for planned medical services, such as to a dialysis facility for end-stage renal disease patients. Altoona Ambulance providers also transport nursing home residents to health care providers, often on a contractual basis with the nursing home. Ambulance Service providers also offer chair car services in vehicles equipped with side wheelchair lifts. Unscheduled non-emergency Ambulance transportation may be provided in, in some cases, such as when transport is needed to diagnose or treat a patient's health condition and the use of any other method of transportation would endanger the patient's health.