Archuleta County Ambulance

Find Archuleta County Colorado ambulances. Ambulances provide information on emergency care services and the transport of individuals to and from the hospital.


Pagosa Springs Medical Center Ambulance 189 North Pagosa Boulevard Pagosa Springs CO 81147 970-731-5811


Upper San Juan Health Service District & Ambulance 95 South Pagosa Boulevard Pagosa Springs CO 81147 970-731-5811

About Archuleta County Ambulances

Archuleta County Ambulances provide emergency and non-emergency medical transport for patients going to hospitals, medical centers, and other health care facilities in Archuleta County, CO. Ambulance Services can be provided by a variety of Archuleta County government, private non-profit, or for-profit entities. Archuleta County 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:
  • Archuleta County Ambulance Companies
  • Emergency transportation in Archuleta County
  • Insurance coverage and billing
  • Archuleta County Ambulance Service jobs and employment
  • Call 9-1-1 for emergencies
Archuleta County Emergency Ambulance Service

Archuleta County 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 Archuleta County 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 Archuleta County Emergency Services Department or Archuleta County 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.

Archuleta County Private Ambulance Service

Archuleta County 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 Archuleta County or local EMS staff provide both on-scene care as well as pre-hospital medical care during transport.

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Archuleta County 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. Archuleta County 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 Archuleta County, 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.